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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
Roofing tiles blown off due to heavy winds - HytheKent Fire and Rescue Service currently have staff at Hythe pool, South Road, Hythe due to a large amount of the roof having blown off in the heavy winds. All down wind residents should stay in their...20/11/2016 07:33 0
Fire crews tackling Canterbury chimney fireFirefighters are responding to a chimney fire in The Street, Kingston. They used a thermal image camera to do a thermal scan of the building and are using chimney equipment and a hose reel to tackle...01/12/2016 15:15 2
Man led to safety after fire in flat - MargateA block of flats was evacuated and a man in his 50s led to safety following reports of a fire in a top floor flat in Cobbs Place, Margate. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used...06/12/2016 05:12 4
Vehicle fires in Tonbridge car parkFirefighters were called to vehicles alight in a covered car park at flats in Cannon Wharf, Tonbridge. They extinguished a fire involving a car and a motorbike that were severely damaged by fire. The...14/12/2016 00:47 2
NotificationNotification Incident details - KFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle in the Sutton at Hone area. If you have privacy concerns, contact us quoting incident 1314.16/12/2016 15:40 0
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle in Gravel Road, Sutton at Hone. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 1379.17/12/2016 13:00 0
Maidstone crash rescueFirefighters helped to free a woman who was trapped in a car following a two-car crash in Woodcut, Penenden Heath. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of the car. The woman was...29/12/2016 10:14 2
Lorry fire on M26The London-bound carriageway of the M26 has been closed while emergency services deal with lorry fire on the hard shoulder. Crews are using hose reels to extinguish the blaze. Kent Police and...19/01/2017 08:53 4
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial appliance in Medway Valley Leisure Park. For privacy concerns contact us, quoting reference 2087.27/01/2017 10:00 0
Woman freed from crashed car in Herne BayFirefighters attended a crash involving two cars in Wrentham Avenue, Herne Bay. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof of one of the cars to free a woman who was trapped. She...20/04/2017 12:59 2
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