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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
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
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
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
Crews help free woman from car crash near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one vehicle near Staplehurst Road, Tonbridge. Crews arrived to find the car on its side and one female trapped by injuries inside the...19/06/2019 10:4319/06/2019 11:253
Car door removed to free woman after crash near SouthfleetKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two vehicle crash on the A2 coast-bound near Southfleet. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove a car door, freeing...18/06/2019 01:1418/06/2019 02:122
House fire - Tunbridge WellsFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet and a high-pressure hose reel jet to tackle a fire in a bungalow in Bramble Walk, Tunbridge Wells. There are no reports of any injuries,...17/06/2019 16:2617/06/2019 19:564
Kitchen fire - SheernessFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a blaze in the kitchen of a property in Clyde Street, Sheerness. Crews used two high-pressure hose reel jets to extinguish the flames,...17/06/2019 17:3517/06/2019 19:523
Fire in flat - CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire within a flat at a property on St Margarets Street, Canterbury. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the fire. There...15/06/2019 21:0715/06/2019 21:443
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