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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
Woodland fire in CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of woodland on fire off Angley Road, in Cranbrook. Four fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish the blaze,...19/05/2020 16:4419/05/2020 19:174
Lorry fire on M2 near Faversham and CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was to a lorry alight on the M2, between Faversham and Canterbury. Three fire engines attended the incident, which was on the coastbound carriageway, and crews used...19/05/2020 14:1519/05/2020 14:573
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the East Malling area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1454.18/05/2020 16:4618/05/2020 18:400
Scrubland fire in East MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of scrubland alight in Sweets Lane, East Malling. At the height of the blaze, six fire engines were in attendance, as well as the Technical...18/05/2020 15:0318/05/2020 20:026
Deer rescued from water in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a deer stranded in water at Haysden Country Park, Tonbridge. One fire engine attended, as well as the animal rescue and water safety units. Crews...16/05/2020 12:3916/05/2020 14:191
Kitchen fire in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire in Mead Road, Folkestone. One fire engine attended to find all occupants safely outside on arrival, and the home smoke logged...12/05/2020 18:4612/05/2020 19:041
Garage fire in Kennington near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Faversham Road in Kennington, near Ashford, to reports of a garage well alight. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing...09/05/2020 17:5309/05/2020 18:493
Large area of grass alight in SandwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Sandwich Bay in Sandwich, to reports of grass and undergrowth alight. Three fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle attended, and crews extinguished the...08/05/2020 20:4208/05/2020 23:063
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Tunbridge Wells area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 0481.07/05/2020 10:5007/05/2020 11:150
Crews called to large bonfire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large bonfire in Bourne Close, Tonbridge. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reels to extinguish the blaze, which caused damage to nearby...05/05/2020 23:3406/05/2020 00:032
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