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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
Car hit by train - FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a car which has been hit by a train at a level crossing at Buckland, Faversham. Crews have extinguished the fire which started in the car...24/10/2018 23:5024/10/2018 14:260
Hay barn alight in TeynhamKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a barn fire in Teynham near Sittingbourne. Crews are working with the farmer using a tractor to drag out the five tonnes of hay to extinguish the fire....24/10/2018 08:1624/10/2018 10:452
Pool evacuated following chlorine leak in StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service is at a sports centre in Watling Street, Strood, responding to reports of a chlorine leak. The pool has been evacuated as a precaution and hazardous material officers...22/10/2018 15:2522/10/2018 17:094
Fire in premises near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of smoke coming from the roof of premises in Pattenden Lane, Marden, Tonbridge. Three fire engines attended and crews discovered a fire on the...22/10/2018 06:2222/10/2018 07:413
UPDATE: Dartford warehouse fireUPDATE: 20:00 on 17/10/2018 The fire has been fully extinguished and responsibility of the site has now been handed back to the responsible person on site. Update at 14:30 on 15/10/18: The...11/10/2018 05:4617/10/2018 18:0610
Three mini buses on fire in Dartford Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to three mini buses on fire behind Elizabeth Court on Saint James's Road in Gravesend. Crews used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the fire....14/10/2018 18:4514/10/2018 19:153
Laptop fire in Great ChartKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an apartment on Hillcrest, Great Chart near Ashford. Crews entered the smoke filled property to find a laptop on fire in the lounge....14/10/2018 15:1314/10/2018 15:362
Fire in roof of Maidstone houseKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the roof of a York Road property in Maidstone. A man in his 20s was treated for smoke inhalation and he was transferred into the care of...13/10/2018 23:3814/10/2018 01:113
Coach fire on M2Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a 53 seater coach on fire on the coast-bound carriageway of the M2 between junction 1 and junction 2. All occupants of the coach were safely evacuated and...13/10/2018 18:1513/10/2018 18:573
Barn fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a barn alight on a farm in Wagon Lane, Paddock Wood. Crews used a main jet and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. Firefighters also used a tractor to...13/10/2018 13:5513/10/2018 14:522
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