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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
Van fire near Harbledown, CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a van alight on the A2, near Harbledown, Canterbury. The vehicle had broken down on the London-bound carriageway when it caught fire. Two fire...11/02/2020 06:3811/02/2020 07:222
Two people rescued from flood water in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a vehicle containing two people stranded in flood water on Raspberry Hill Lane in Iwade. Two fire engines and a water safety unit were sent to...10/02/2020 13:2910/02/2020 13:522
Road crash - LyddFirefighters were called to reports of a road crash in Lydd High Street. Upon arrival they found a woman trapped in her vehicle and set about releasing her, working closely with paramedics. Kent...08/02/2020 13:0408/02/2020 13:362
Kitchen fire - CanterburyFirefighters in breathing apparatus tackled an oil cooking fire in the kitchen of a flat in Parham Road, Canterbury. Crews extinguished the blaze using a high-pressure hose reel and a covering...08/02/2020 12:4908/02/2020 13:202
Fire in take away food premises - WhitstableFirefighters were called to reports of black smoke issuing from a property in Harbour Street, Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent initially, but due to the number of calls received from the...08/02/2020 11:1408/02/2020 12:033
Overheated battery sparks fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a bungalow in Virgina Road, Whitstable. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames with a...07/02/2020 11:4407/02/2020 12:192
Two car crash in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car crash involving two cars on Canterbury Road, Littlebourne. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove a door from one of the cars to free one...06/02/2020 20:1006/02/2020 20:573
Kitchen fire in Luton, ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire at a house in Leonard Road, in Luton, Chatham. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the flames...06/02/2020 23:5306/02/2020 01:384
Single car crash in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving one vehicle on Southwall Road in Deal. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to the vehicle on its side....05/02/2020 12:5705/02/2020 13:432
UPDATE: Fire at sure start centre - RamsgateUpdate at 10:25 on 5 February: Firefighting operations at a Sure Start Centre in Princess Margaret Avenue, Ramsgate, are now complete. There are no reported injuries and the cause is not yet...05/02/2020 04:3405/02/2020 09:254
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