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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
Chimney fire near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney fire at a home in Hastings Road, Lamberhurst near Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...08/06/2019 15:4508/06/2019 17:322
Properties and a road flooded in BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service is working to pump water out two flooded properties in Rumfields Road, Broadstairs, which has been caused by a burst water main. Two fire engines are on the scene. The...08/06/2019 07:2808/06/2019 10:052
Fire in a commercial property near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Bean High Street near Dartford to reports of a fire in a commercial property. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two...07/06/2019 23:4108/06/2019 00:293
Man cut free from car following M20 crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one car on the M20 London-bound between junction 5 for Blue Bell Hill and junction 4 for Leybourne. Three fire engines attended and crews...07/06/2019 06:1607/06/2019 07:013
Over turned vehicle - M2 Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic collision involving an overturned vehicle between junction 5 and junction 6 of the M2. When crews arrived at the scene they were met by an...06/06/2019 21:4906/06/2019 22:452
Fire in industrial unit in ChathamUpdate: 18:10 on 06/06/19 The incident has been scaled back to two fire engines and crews are expected to remain at the scene overnight to monitor remaining hotspots. Smoke coming from the site...06/06/2019 11:0307/06/2019 08:296
Woman rescued from mud - FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a teenage girl stuck waist deep in mud in Faversham. Crews used mud paths to safely make their way to the casualty where they were able to free her from the...05/06/2019 17:3705/06/2019 18:553
Update: Fire crews tackle property fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate at 5pm: Firefighting operations are now complete at a property in Lansdowne Road, Tunbridge Wells, and the cause is being investigated. ..................... Update at...04/06/2019 10:5404/06/2019 14:146
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Charing area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 044204/06/2019 10:5204/06/2019 12:520
M20 closed London-bound near Swanley due to lorry fireKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a lorry fire on the M20 London-bound, between junction 2 for Wrotham and junction 1 for Swanley. Two fire engines and a bulk water carrier are at the...04/06/2019 07:5604/06/2019 12:372
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