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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 timeNumber of fire engines
Car fire in Hartley, LongfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car alight on a driveway in Dickens Close, in Hartley, Longfield. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose...23/11/2020 00:1823/11/2020 00:402
Chimney fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Burley Road, Sittingbourne to a chimney fire. Crews used chimney kit, buckets, hose reel jets as well as the height vehicle to access and put out the fire....22/11/2020 08:5822/11/2020 11:302
Crews extinguish small fire in utility cupboard in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving an outside utility cupboard by flats in Devonshire Gardens, Cliftonville near Margate. On arrival crews found a small fire; wearing...19/11/2020 18:1719/11/2020 18:492
House fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Appledore Crescent in Folkestone. Four fire engines attended and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews wearing breathing...19/11/2020 07:1519/11/2020 10:534
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Hythe area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1598.18/11/2020 15:1018/11/2020 15:300
Update: Property fire in HytheUpdate: 14:45 Firefighting operations at the scene of a house fire on Sandling Road in Hythe have been completed, and duty of care has been handed back to the...18/11/2020 08:4619/11/2020 11:584
Roof fire in Southfleet, GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an electrical fire in the roof of a house in Southfleet, Gravesend. Two fire engines were sent to the property in Westwood Road, and crews...16/11/2020 12:2116/11/2020 13:182
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Sevenoaks area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1433.16/11/2020 11:2516/11/2020 14:300
Derelict building fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a derelict building fire on Sevenoaks Road in Halstead, Sevenoaks. Four fire engines and a bulk water carrier was sent to the scene, and crews...16/11/2020 06:1616/11/2020 11:034
Small fire in Whitstable supermarket ATMKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in the body of an ATM machine in an express supermarket on Tankerton Road, Whitstable. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from within the ATM,...15/11/2020 08:0115/11/2020 08:362
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