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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
Chimney fire in Great MongehamCrews were called to a chimney alight in a thatched roof house in Mongeham Road, Great Mongeham. They used a hose reel jet and chimney equipment to deal with the fire. KFRS is warning local people...15/01/2015 19:45 1
Tumble dryer fire in CliftonvilleKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a tumble dryer fire in a house in Halstead Gardens. On arrival crews found the appliance alight in a cupboard under the stairs in the dining room. The...16/01/2015 07:4116/01/2015 08:052
Man rescued from Canterbury house fireFirefighters were called to a fire at a two-storey house. They rescued a man in his sixties from the second floor of the property. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out a fire in a downstairs...16/01/2015 11:3716/01/2015 11:552
Hoo barge fireFire crews were called to a fire on an eighty foot, 20 tonne, iron Dutch barge that is used as a houseboat. It was moored alongside the jetty at Port Werburgh Residential Marina, Vicarage Lane, Hoo...17/01/2015 03:1717/01/2015 15:416
Basement fire in Chatham houseKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to fire in a house in Luton Road, Chatham. On arrival firefighters found a fire in the building’s basement. They extinguished the fire using a hose reel and...17/01/2015 10:0617/01/2015 12:062
Channel TunnelKFRS was called to the Channel Tunnel today after a shuttle had been brought to a controlled stop on the French side of the tunnel. KFRS offered support to the French authorities and the stop was...17/01/2015 11:3917/01/2015 17:306
Man trapped under car in Herne BayTwo fire appliances from Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to Steed Close, Herne Bay to reports of a man trapped under a car. Firefighters assisted by releasing the man who was then handed...17/01/2015 16:3017/01/2015 16:462
Car crash in HawkhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car crash in Water Lane, Hawkhurst. On arrival crews found the car on its side in a ditch, they then used hydraulic rescue equipment to release the adult...17/01/2015 23:5318/01/2015 01:302
Fire in public house kitchenTwo fire engines from Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at a Public House in Walderslade Road, Walderslade. The fire was located in the cold store area of the building’s kitchen and...18/01/2015 13:5218/01/2015 14:562
Small basement fire in MaidstoneFirefighters attended a small electrical fire in the basement of a two-storey house. All occupants were out of the property before cres arrives. Firefighters in breathing apparatus put out the fire...18/01/2015 19:2818/01/2015 20:072
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