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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
Electrical fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire inside a brick outbuilding at property in Central Park Gardens, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus...14/08/2020 05:0614/08/2020 05:232
Woodland fire in Great Chart, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of woodland alight off Park Lane, in Great Chart, Ashford. Three fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to the scene, with crews using...13/08/2020 21:3014/08/2020 01:273
Woodland fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of vegetation alight near Summerhouse Drive in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the incident and firefighters arrived to an area of woodland...13/08/2020 16:3013/08/2020 17:232
Shed fire in SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire on Marine Parade in Sheerness. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find the shed well alight. A hose reel jet was used...12/08/2020 20:3612/08/2020 21:192
Roof fire at commercial premises in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire on the roof of a commercial premises in High Street, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews used ladders to reach the roof...12/08/2020 10:3712/08/2020 11:172
Field fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field fire on Wagon Lane in Paddock Wood. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to approximately two hectares of grass alight....11/08/2020 16:0111/08/2020 16:552
Crews remove unsafe roof tiles in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a large section of roof tiles which had fallen from a property in Windmill Road, Gillingham. Two fire engines and a height vehicle attended,...11/08/2020 08:3911/08/2020 09:412
Flooding at Canterbury flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of flooding at a flat in St Thomas Hill, Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and crews used a light portable pump to clear the water from the...11/08/2020 04:4811/08/2020 08:382
Mud rescue in Lower Halstow, near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of three men in a boat had become stuck in mud on the River Medway in Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne. Five fire engines were sent to the...10/08/2020 20:3110/08/2020 22:475
Grass fire in GillinghamUpdate: Firefighting work has now finished at the scene of a grass fire in Great Lines, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended, and crews used hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish the...10/08/2020 14:0910/08/2020 15:112
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