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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
Firefighters rescue people from RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in Fairway Close, Rochester this afternoon. A male occupant was alerted to the fire after a smoke alarm sounded, he went to investigate and discovered the...21/01/2015 14:3621/01/2015 15:233
Firecrews tackling roof fire in Langton GreenUPDATE 10:30am The incident was reduced to three fire engines just before 7pm last night (Wednesday). By 7.50pm crews were making steady progress, cutting away, checking for hot spots and damping...21/01/2015 14:3808/01/2015 08:306
Ripple grain silo fireFirefighters attended a fire in a grain silo in Chapel Lane, Ripple near Deal this morning. Crews tackled the blaze in a large quantity of beans that were being dried for animal feed. They used two...22/01/2015 11:0922/01/2015 13:343
Grafty green chimney fireFire crews were called to a house in Liverton Hill last night. They had to dismantle and remove a wood burning stove using small tools and chimney kit to put the fire out. By 11.46pm the fire was...22/01/2015 21:3523/01/2015 00:041
Shipbourne barn fireUPDATE 4.10pm Steady progress is being made and the incident was reduced to two pumps, one ground monitor, one main jet and two hose reels at 3.17pm. Firefighters are at the scene of a barn fire...23/01/2015 13:5423/01/2015 16:434
Woman freed after car collided with a telephone poleFirefighters helped to release a woman who was trapped in a car in Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, following a collision with a telephone pole. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof...24/01/2015 10:2724/01/2015 11:252
Two men rescued after two-car crash in Tunbridge WellsFirefighters attended a crash involving two cars in Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells. They removed the roof of one car to release a man who was trapped, and stabilised the other vehicle, while...24/01/2015 17:1024/01/2015 18:002
Trapped man rescued from lorry cabFirefighters helped to free a man who was trapped in the cab of a lorry after the vehicle collided with a sandstone block wall in Halls Hole Road, Tunbridge Wells. Crews used ladders to access the...25/01/2015 13:2125/01/2015 13:442
Teen rescued from cliff ledgeFirefighters were called to rescue a teenage girl who had become stuck on a concrete ledge on a cliff face near the prominade at Dumpton Gap Road, Broadstairs. Crews led the 14-year-old girl to...25/01/2015 16:3125/01/2015 17:093
Crews called to a chip pan fire in Sheppey Fire crews were called to a house in Main Road, Sheppey, following a chip pan fire, The fire was out when crews arrived but the property was smoke logged. Crews in breathing apparatus ventilated the...26/01/2015 14:3826/01/2015 15:191
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