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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
Fire in static caravan - SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to First Avenue, Sheerness to reports of a fire within a static caravan. Crews used foam and multiple hose reels to tackle the fire with had spread to a number...26/01/2019 20:4526/01/2019 21:452
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Tumble dyer fire in BearstedKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a tumble dryer well alight in the kitchen of a home in The Landway, Bearsted. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...25/01/2019 14:1925/01/2019 15:372
Update: Tractor fire on Detling HillUpdate at 12:50 on 25/01/19: Both carriageways on the A249 Detling Hill are now closed while emergency services deal with this incident. The fire is now out and crews are working to make the road...25/01/2019 10:4925/01/2019 12:042
NotificationKent Fire and rescue Service has launched its drone in the Dartford area. Contact us for privacy concerns.24/01/2019 11:0524/01/2019 12:300
Fire at Dartford High Street premisesKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a fire at a three-storey premises in Dartford High Street. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...24/01/2019 09:1124/01/2019 09:552
Crash car rescue in CanterburyFirefighters worked alongside SECAmb to help free a casualty who was trapped in a vehicle that was on its side following a crash in Rose Lane, Canterbury. The casualty was release and passed in to...23/01/2019 15:3223/01/2019 16:032
Sunlight reflecting off mirror sparks bedroom fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire on the first floor of a property in Woodchurch, Ashford, near Bethersden Road. Two occupants were outside on arrival, and a man was suffering...22/01/2019 12:4322/01/2019 13:532
Electrical fire in bedroom of Greenhithe homeA fire in the home of a Greenhithe family is believed to have started due to a faulty multi-plug extension block which was covered by clothing that also caught fire. The alarm was raised thanks to a...20/01/2019 12:3220/01/2019 12:522
Man rescued after falling down a gully in FolkestoneLATEST 11.45am The man has been rescued and transferred into the care of paramedics and air ambulance doctors. UPDATE 10am Emergency services are at the scene of an incident where a man has...20/01/2019 09:0620/01/2019 11:304
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