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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
Storage unit fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a storage unit alight in Newington Road, Ramsgate. Three fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and foam to extinguish the fire, which...31/03/2020 01:2631/03/2020 02:493
Man rescued from cliff - DoverFirefighters have used a height vehicle basket to retrieve a man who became stuck on a hillside cliff above Dover Eastern Docks. Crews used safe access equipment with specialists from Deal fire...30/03/2020 17:3530/03/2020 18:264
Hay bale fire in MardenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to approximately 200 tonnes of hay on fire in Longend Lane, Marden. Over a period of nearly 24 hours, five fire engines attended. Crews used beaters and...28/03/2020 17:4029/03/2020 17:045
Fire in outbuildings - LyddFirefighters were called to reports of a large outbuilding alight in Station Road, Lydd. Upon arrival, crews found a series of large sheds and outbuildings used as domestic workshops on fire. Donning...28/03/2020 16:3028/03/2020 19:114
Fire in living room - CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a fire in the living room of a two-storey property in Wincheap, Canterbury. There are no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire has...28/03/2020 05:5728/03/2020 06:562
Shed and fence alight in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Albert Street in Whitstable to reports of a shed and fence alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet, a...26/03/2020 06:0026/03/2020 06:322
Fire in flats in FolkestoneCorrection: Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Parade in Folkestone, to reports of a fire in a terrace property used as flats. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...23/03/2020 17:0223/03/2020 18:122
Kitchen fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Hitchin Hatch Lane in Sevenoaks to reports of a kitchen fire. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished...22/03/2020 12:3722/03/2020 14:192
Bedroom fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Courtenay Road in Maidstone to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended, and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish...21/03/2020 05:0121/03/2020 06:122
Crews called to chimney fire in MeophamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in South Street, Meopham. Two fire engines attended and crews used a fog spike to extinguish the flames. No casualties were reported....18/03/2020 19:0418/03/2020 19:592
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