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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
Dishwasher fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a dishwasher alight at a house in Dartford Road, Sevenoaks. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel...13/05/2021 21:0613/05/2021 21:372
Flat fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a flat fire on Pudding Lane in Maidstone. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to smoke issuing from...13/05/2021 09:2313/05/2021 10:564
Bathroom fire at Port Lympne Hotel and ReserveKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve in Hythe, to reports of a small fire in an outdoor bathroom attached to guest accommodation. Two fire engines attended and...12/05/2021 19:5012/05/2021 20:132
Man rescued from crash in Ash, CanterburyA man has been rescued by firefighters, following a crash in Ash, Canterbury. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A257 Guilton, and sent two fire engines to the scene. Crews used...12/05/2021 14:4212/05/2021 15:282
Shed fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large shed alight in Canterbury Road, Whitstable. Three fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames, which had spread...11/05/2021 22:4211/05/2021 23:463
Pregnant woman rescued from crash near CanterburyA pregnant woman was cut free from a car involved in a crash with another car on the A260 at Barham near Canterbury. Fire crews were able to stabilise the vehicle and then release the woman from her...11/05/2021 17:5911/05/2021 18:532
Two car crash on the A249A woman in her 70s had to be cut free from the car she was travelling in, after it was involved in a crash with another car on the Sheppey bound carriageway of the A249. Kent Fire and Rescue Service...11/05/2021 17:0411/05/2021 18:152
Light aircraft crash near Headcorn AerodromeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called, along with other emergency services, to reports of a light aircraft crash in a field near Headcorn aerodrome between Ashford and Maidstone. Two fire engines...09/05/2021 16:2709/05/2021 18:372
Faulty iron causes kitchen fire in SheernessA woman in her late 60s has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in her kitchen, which is believed to have been caused by a faulty electrical appliance. Firefighters say she had a lucky...08/05/2021 11:2408/05/2021 12:480
Bonfire spreads to houses in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out-of-control bonfire that had started to spread in Windmill Road, Sevenoaks.   Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...04/05/2021 14:5104/05/2021 17:454
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