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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
House fire - GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a terraced private house in Empress Road, Gravesend at 12.45am on Wednesday 10 December 2014. Eleven calls were received by KFRS about...10/12/2014 00:4510/12/2014 11:394
Strike update - 6.30amIn addition to the house fire in Gravesend already detailed in an earlier update, firefighters have dealt overnight with the following incidents: a small chimney/fireplace overheating incident in...10/12/2014 06:3010/12/2014 06:300
The Fire Brigades Union strike action has now endedFBU Strike update 9am KFRS was called at 7.05am to reports of a lorry fire on section 3 of the A20, where they made the scene safe. Crews remain at the scene of a house fire in Gravesend where...10/12/2014 09:0010/12/2014 09:000
Road crash Five Oak Green Firefighters were called to a road crash involving four cars on Colts Hill this lunchtime, which involved Kent Police closing the road. Crews stabilised one vehicle and assisted ambulance crews to...10/12/2014 11:5510/12/2014 13:102
Road crash rescue - MaidstoneA man believed to be in his 70s was cut free from the wreckage of his car following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle in Sutton Road, Maidstone. Firefighters stabilised the vehicle and made...10/12/2014 16:4410/12/2014 17:282
Shed destroyed by fire in StroodFire crews used a hose reel to extinguish a blaze which destroyed a garden shed. The fire was caused after the resident put embers from a log burning stove into a plastic wheelie bin adjacent to shed...11/12/2014 06:0011/12/2014 06:212
Seal road crashFirefighters were called to a road crash in Maidstone Road, Seal this morning. The crash involved four vehicles and crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof on one car to release a...12/12/2014 08:3712/12/2014 09:102
Two car crash - Wortham HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash on London Road, Wrotham Heath. Crews arrived to the incident near the Holiday Inn and assisted paramedics with first aid on a female...12/12/2014 11:4112/12/2014 11:412
Car crash on A282- DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on the A282 exit slip road from the M25 onto the A2, Dartford. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a man with serious spine...12/12/2014 12:1112/12/2014 13:072
Road crash rescue in BroadstairsCrews were called to a road crash rescue at the Junction of Sole Street and Bairds Road, Broadstairs. The collision involved two cars. One driver was already out of his vehicle on our arrival, but...13/12/2014 01:5613/12/2014 04:142
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