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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
Three people released from car crash near LyddEmergency services were called to a two car crash on Jurys Gap Road,Lydd on Romney Marsh. Kent Fire and Rescue Service mobilised three fire engines to the scene and colleagues from East Sussex Fire...24/05/2019 20:1424/05/2019 21:273
Update: Crews free women from vehicle after crash near CranbrookUpdate at 10.05: Four fire engines attended a four vehicle crash in Tenderden Road in Rolvenden near Cranbrook, and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free one person trapped. She was handed...24/05/2019 08:1424/05/2019 09:434
Car on its side in ChilhamFirefighters were called to Ashford Road, Chilham just before 8.20pm to reports of a car on its side with a woman trapped inside. crews used a short extension ladder to help free her. After making...23/05/2019 20:1823/05/2019 20:363
Three hectares of undergrowth alight near CanterburyFire crews responded to around three hectares of undergrowth that was on fire in Littlebourne, Canterbury at 6.45pm. Two fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle were sent. They left the scene shortly...23/05/2019 18:4523/05/2019 20:092
Copice wood and undergrowth alight in Kent Fire and Rescue Service tackled a fire involving coppice wood and undergrowth that was alight in Nightingale Road, Kemsing at 6.50pm. They used a main jet and hydrant to put the fire out. They...23/05/2019 18:5023/05/2019 19:442
Grass fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire at Dartford Heath. Two fire engines attended and crews extinguished the fire which covered an area approximately 25m x 25m. The cause isn’t...23/05/2019 15:2623/05/2019 15:532
Kitchen fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a domestic property near Gordon Road in Gillingham this morning. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters wearing...23/05/2019 02:4623/05/2019 04:392
Crews called to boiler fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ethelbert Terrace, Margate at 8.42pm, to reports of smoke issuing from a boiler in a top floor flat. After phoning 999, the resident had done the right...22/05/2019 20:4222/05/2019 21:002
Large undergrowth fire in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a large fire on scrubland in Ridham Dock Road, Iwade. Four fire engines, an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and around 20 firefighters are tackling the blaze....22/05/2019 16:0722/05/2019 19:064
Whitstable house fireUPDATE: 5.35pm Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in Sydney Road, Whitstable. At the height of the blaze three fire engines and around 13 firefighters attended. Fire crews wore...22/05/2019 14:0822/05/2019 16:483
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