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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
Serious fire in flat - RochesterKFRS was called by a home monitoring service at 4.03pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 to reports of a fire in a flat in sheltered accommodation in Sovereign Court, Rochester. Upon arrival, the property...24/03/2019 16:0324/03/2019 19:122
Workshop fire - Staplehurst near TonbridgeFirefighters were sent to reports of a workshop approximately 5m by 12m containing vehicles and pressurised gas cylinders alight in Lindridge Lane, Staplehurst, near Tonbridge. Two fire engines...24/03/2019 15:2824/03/2019 18:034
Woman rescued after car overturns - Teynham near SittingbourneFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a woman who was trapped in her vehicle after it overturned on Lower Road, Teynham, near Sittingbourne. Crews worked closely with paramedics to...24/03/2019 07:4524/03/2019 08:302
Two-car crash - Tunbridge WellsFour people were rescued by firefighters after two vehicles collided on the A26 in Eridge Green, near Tunbridge Wells. Crews using hydraulic cutting equipment worked closely with paramedics to...24/03/2019 03:2324/03/2019 04:483
Man freed from car following crash near Sittingbourne Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A2 at Keycol Hill, Bobbing near Sittingbourne, to reports of a crash involving one vehicle. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...22/03/2019 13:1322/03/2019 13:592
Woman freed from car after crash in HadlowKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car on Carpenters Lane in Hadlow. Crews arrived on the scene to find a car on its roof and a woman in her 50s trapped inside. Using...21/03/2019 17:2021/03/2019 18:023
Man cut free from car crash on M20 before Cheriton exitKent Fire and Rescue Service and emergency service partners were called to a single car crash on the M20 between junctions 11a (Eurotunnel) and 12 (Cheriton). Firefighters worked with paramedics to...21/03/2019 14:4521/03/2019 15:353
Woman cut free from car crash in Boxley near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on the Lidsing Road in Boxley near Maidstone. On arrival crews found three women trapped in one of the cars. Two of them were...21/03/2019 14:4221/03/2019 15:263
Flat fire in Herne Bay Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Herne Bay High Street to reports of a kitchen fire in a flat. Three fire engines and a height vehicle attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled...21/03/2019 01:5521/03/2019 04:073
Fire in Tunbridge Wells flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. There were no reported...20/03/2019 17:0820/03/2019 17:552
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