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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 in utility room - GillinghamFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze in the utility room of a property in Wigmore Road, Gillingham, using a high-pressure hose reel jet. Once the fire was extinguished, crews...14/06/2019 17:0814/06/2019 18:422
Crews tackle grass fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Dartford Heath. Three fire engines and an all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) were sent to the scene to tackle the blaze. Crews used flexi packs and...14/06/2019 11:5414/06/2019 12:323
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Grain area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1383. 12/06/2019 04:5012/06/2019 05:390
Woman and dog rescued from flooded home near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Neal Road in West Kingsdown near Sevenoaks following reports of a woman trapped in her property due to flooding, with water up to waist height. Two fire...11/06/2019 00:1511/06/2019 03:292
Calves rescued after falling into drainage system near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of two calves stuck in an old drainage system hole on private land in Linton Hill, Linton near Maidstone. The cover over the hole gave way, plunging...09/06/2019 13:2209/06/2019 15:301
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
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
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
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