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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
Family rescued from smoke logged flat in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shorts Way in Rochester to reports of a fire in a block of flats. Two fire engines attended and crews rescued a family from a smoke logged flat on the first...14/03/2019 19:3414/03/2019 20:072
Bungalow fire near SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Rosemary Avenue in Minster on Sea, near Sheerness, to reports of a bungalow fire. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two...14/03/2019 12:1714/03/2019 15:013
Crews remove car roofs to free casualties following crash near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Malling Road, Teston near Maidstone to reports of a crash involving two cars. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove...12/03/2019 05:4412/03/2019 06:392
Fire in bunker at incinerator plant, AllingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service remain at the scene of a fire in a bunker at waste for energy incinerator plant in Allington. Crews have worked closely with the site team to effect an attack of the...11/03/2019 15:3012/03/2019 01:524
Barn fire near TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a hay barn fire in Seven Mile Lane, East Peckham near Tonbridge. Two fire engines attended and crews extinguished the fire in the barn, as well as a nearby a...11/03/2019 14:3411/03/2019 15:412
Two women cut free from car following crash near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Lower Road, Tonge near Sittingbourne, to a crash involving two cars. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to cut away at one...07/03/2019 08:3107/03/2019 09:132
Man taken to hospital with burns following house fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Central Road, Ramsgate, to reports of a fire in the roof of a bungalow. Three fire engines attended and crews used a fog spike, which stabs through walls...06/03/2019 23:3807/03/2019 01:363
Update: Firefighters tackle blaze near TonbridgeUpdate at 1900 on 5 March: The earlier advice for people to close windows and doors due to smoke from a fire in Five Oak Green near Tonbridge has been lifted, as the fire is now out. Four fire...05/03/2019 15:4005/03/2019 18:354
Update: Minster residents advised to close windows & doors due to smokeUpdate at 17:45 The advice issued to residents living near to Bell Farm Lane in Minster on Sea to close windows and doors has now been lifted. Firefighters used two main jets, two hose reel jets...04/03/2019 10:2904/03/2019 13:144
Man suffers smoke inhalation following house fire near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Blenheim Drive, Hawkinge near Folkestone to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...04/03/2019 00:4904/03/2019 01:582
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