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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
Firefighters called to a motor cruiser fire on the River Medway Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a boat fire on the River Medway near to New Court Road in Burham. On arrival crews found a 21ft motor cruiser well alight and two male occupants of the...18/04/2019 14:4918/04/2019 16:263
Garage fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Beaver Road in Ashford to reports of a garage well alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and water...18/04/2019 11:5018/04/2019 12:282
Tumble dryer fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Crown Lane in Stelling Minnis, near Canterbury, to reports of a tumble dryer alight in a family home. Smoke alarms alerted the family to the fire, and a...18/04/2019 01:5218/04/2019 02:422
Shed alight in garden of Sevenoaks homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Beechin Wood Lane in Platt, near Sevenoaks, to reports of a garden shed and grass alight. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to put...17/04/2019 13:5817/04/2019 14:382
Fire in Ashford flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a ground floor flat of a property in Kennington Road, Willesborough in Ashford. Crews arrived to find smoke issuing. After gaining entry to the...16/04/2019 21:0316/04/2019 22:004
Shed and tree fire in PemburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in the garden of a property in High Street, Pembury. Crews also found a number of conifer trees well alight. There were no reported injuries....16/04/2019 17:2016/04/2019 17:592
Lorry fire near Forest HillKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a large refuse lorry near Forest Hill in Maidstone. The contents of the vehicle, consisting mostly of paper and cardboard, had self-combusted...16/04/2019 13:3616/04/2019 14:252
Forklift truck fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a forklift truck in a warehouse in Whitewall Way on the Medway City Estate, Rochester. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet...16/04/2019 04:5216/04/2019 05:382
Chimney fire in CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in Goudhurst Road, Cranbrook. Fire crews used chimney gear and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire and a height vehicle was also needed as a...14/04/2019 19:3414/04/2019 21:344
Greenhouse fire in SturryKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a greenhouse in Herne Bay Road, Sturry near Canterbury. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze that is believed to have been...14/04/2019 14:4414/04/2019 15:042
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