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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

IncidentIncident detailsStart date and timeStop date and timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Car on side after crash in CanterburyA man has been rescued by firefighters, following a crash in Canterbury.    Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Canterbury Road, Canterbury and sent three fire engines to the scene...13/06/2021 04:2813/06/2021 06:16Canterbury3
Woman rescued from overturned car near CanterburyA woman has been rescued by firefighters, following a crash in Bekesbourne, Canterbury.    Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Station Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury and sent two...12/06/2021 21:0812/06/2021 22:13Station Road, Canterbury2
Bonfire spreads to garden furniture in BroadstairsA garden fire is believed to have started when a bonfire spread to a hot tub and outdoor furniture in Broadstairs. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Ramsgate Road and used hose reel jets...11/06/2021 06:3611/06/2021 07:07Ramsgate Road, Broadstairs2
Kitchen fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a house on Maidstone Road in Paddock Wood. Two fire engines were in attendance, and crews arrived to a smouldering fire in the kitchen...09/06/2021 08:4509/06/2021 15:20Paddock Wood2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Sittingbourne area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 836.09/06/2021 10:1009/06/2021 12:00Kemsley, Sittingbourne0
Electrical fire in TonbridgeA house fire is believed to have started accidentally when a hoverboard toy was left on charge and caught alight. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Acorn Close, Tonbridge, and crews wore...08/06/2021 12:0308/06/2021 12:49Acorn Close, Tonbridge2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 750.08/06/2021 11:0008/06/2021 12:12Maidstone0
Fire in flat - AshfordFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a fire at a flat in Beaver Road, Ashford. Crews used high-pressure hoses to put out the flames and a fan to drive smoke and fumes from the...06/06/2021 02:3806/06/2021 03:46Beaver Road, Ashford2
Three people released following two-vehicle crash - near Boxley, MaidstoneThree people have been released from their vehicles following a two-car crash at the junction of Lidsing Road, Yelsted Lane and Dunn Street Road in Boxley near Maidstone. Fire crews using...04/06/2021 19:4604/06/2021 20:31Jct of Yelsted Ln, Lidsing Rd and Dunn St Rd, Boxley near Maidstone2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Gillingham area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 282.03/06/2021 21:0004/06/2021 02:25Gillingham0
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