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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
Domestic garage alight in Dartford Firefighters were called to Maple Road, Dartford to a fire in a domestic garage. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using foam. A man with burns to his hand was tending to by...16/02/2019 11:23 2
Man rescued from River Medway near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to be extra cautious around rivers and other waterways, especially at this time of year when they're swollen and flowing faster than normal. The...13/02/2019 17:0513/02/2019 17:452
Woman freed from car after two car crash near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on the A260 at Denton near Canterbury. Firefighters used heavy rescue equipment to gain access to a woman in her 20s who was trapped in her car. The...12/02/2019 08:1612/02/2019 08:512
Woman freed after vehicle slides into ditch - SevenoaksFirefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have released a woman who was trapped in her vehicle after it left the road, sliding into a ditch and ending up against a tree on the B245 in...10/02/2019 20:0610/02/2019 21:412
Lorry crash on M20 Juntion 3 - 2Firefighters helped assisted with the removal of a casualty from the cab of a lorry following a crash involving a van on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 motorway between junctions 3 and 2 ....08/02/2019 14:5208/02/2019 15:252
Small fire at fish and chip shopFirefighters were called to a fish and chip shop in Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood following reports of smoke issuing from the property. Firefighters discovered a small fire in some trunking inside the...05/02/2019 10:1405/02/2019 11:342
Update - Sutton Valence barn fireUpdate 10:30am 5/02/19 Firefighters remain at the scene of a barn fire in Boyton Court Road, Sutton Valence. This incident was reduced to one fire engine at 7.30 am today and firefighters are...04/02/2019 18:4805/02/2019 15:124
Woman freed from crahed car near CanterburyFirefighters rescued a woman who was trapped in a car that was on its side following a single-car crash in Upper Harbledown, Canterbury. Crews administered first aid to the casualty before she was...04/02/2019 09:3404/02/2019 09:522
Woman rescued from flat fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a ground floor flat in Lullingstone Avenue, Swanley. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the flat and rescued...03/02/2019 18:0603/02/2019 19:012
Bungalow fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Columbia Avenue in Whitstable to reports of a bungalow fire. Three fire engines attended and upon arrival the female occupant and two male passers-by, who...02/02/2019 22:1102/02/2019 23:303
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