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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 on Dartford HeathFirefighters were called to a fire just before 5pm on Dartford Heath, believed to have been started by youths. It followed a similar incident an hour before. Crews used an all-terrain vehicle,...24/02/2019 16:5624/02/2019 17:402
NotifciationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the North Weavering, area of Maidstone. For privacy concerns please contact us reference number 2222.24/02/2019 12:3424/02/2019 16:440
Ramsgate road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called after a vehicle is believed to have left the road on Newington Road, Ramsgate, just before 8.30pm. Three fire engines were sent, but one was returned. Crews...23/02/2019 20:2723/02/2019 20:422
Canterbury house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire in a Montford Close, Canterbury, after receiving a 999 call to their Emergency Control Centre at 4.59am. Two fire engines were immediately sent,...23/02/2019 04:4923/02/2019 05:332
Woman cut free from car near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving two vehicles in Appledore Road, Appledore near Ashford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to...20/02/2019 14:3020/02/2019 15:262
Barn fire in Marden updateUpdate 5.30pm One fire engine remains on the scene of a barn fire in Marden. The crew is expected to remain at the incident for approximately 4 hours, monitoring the fire while it burns out under...19/02/2019 16:2719/02/2019 19:102
Smoke alarm alerts neighbour to cooking fireA smoke alarm sounding alerted neighbours to a fire in the kitchen of a flat in Park Place, Ashford. Firefighters were called to the scene and entered the property wearing breathing apparatus. They...16/02/2019 16:3116/02/2019 16:422
Domestic garage alight in Dartford Firefighters were called to Maple Road, Dartford to a fire in a domestic garage. Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using foam. A man with burns to his hand was tending to by...16/02/2019 11:23 2
Man rescued from River Medway near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to be extra cautious around rivers and other waterways, especially at this time of year when they're swollen and flowing faster than normal. The...13/02/2019 17:0513/02/2019 17:452
Woman freed from car after two car crash near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on the A260 at Denton near Canterbury. Firefighters used heavy rescue equipment to gain access to a woman in her 20s who was trapped in her car. The...12/02/2019 08:1612/02/2019 08:512
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