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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
Bull stuck in mud - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bull stuck in mud in the River Stour in Canterbury. Crews used lines and mud paths to secure the animal, followed by the bull being winched out of the...29/06/2019 07:3329/06/2019 10:443
Domestic property fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on St Catherine's Road in Maidstone. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used a hose-reel jet to...28/06/2019 10:5928/06/2019 11:453
UPDATE: A2 London-bound closed near Canterbury due to crashUpdate: Fire crews have made the scene safe and will be leaving the scene shortly. For road closure updates follow @HighwaysSEAST on Twitter. ................................. Kent Fire and...27/06/2019 08:4127/06/2019 10:462
Fire in recycling container in SnodlandKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in a twenty-foot recycling container on Mill Street in Snodland. Three fire engines attended the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a...23/06/2019 13:0423/06/2019 13:583
Domestic property fire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a domestic property on Albert Road in Chatham. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find thick smoke and flames...22/06/2019 23:2823/06/2019 00:383
Mud rescue on the River MedwayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to rescue two people stuck in the mud on the River Medway. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find two people stranded on a boat...21/06/2019 20:2021/06/2019 21:142
Crews free person trapped under vehicle in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person trapped under a vehicle near Lawrence Road in Tonbridge. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used air bags and...21/06/2019 08:5421/06/2019 09:403
Fire in flat - FolkestoneFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a kitchen fire in a third-floor flat in Bayle Street, Folkestone. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. One...20/06/2019 19:4120/06/2019 20:082
Storage unit fire in New RomneyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a mobile storage unit on Church Lane in New Romney. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose...20/06/2019 09:5720/06/2019 11:072
UPDATE: Crews tackle industrial unit fire in Chatham DocksUpdate: Firefighting operations are now complete and the fire is now out. Crews have now left the scene. ..................... Kent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with approximately...20/06/2019 06:3420/06/2019 12:335
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