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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
Fire in Gravesend microwaveA man thought to be in his 70's was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke this evening, after burning food in his microwave oven. Fire crews were called to the Codrington Crescent flat...08/02/2015 19:0508/02/2015 19:572
Wood store fire in Martin, DoverFire crews are tackling a deep seated fire in a wood store full of seasoned wood Waterworks Lane, Martin. Crews are using a hose reel and have a water shuttle in operation to tackle the fire. The...08/02/2015 19:3108/02/2015 20:362
Two car crash in NorthfleetFirefighters were called to a crash involving two cars in Perry Street, Northfleet this evening. One person was trapped in their vehicle and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to free him. He was...09/02/2015 18:4509/02/2015 19:352
Firefighters tackle Cliftonville fireFire crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel and a hydrant to extinguish a fire in the ground floor of a building of three floors in Northdown Road this evening. Three fire engines were...09/02/2015 19:1809/02/2015 19:573
Upchurch family taken to hospital after breathing in smokeA man and woman in their late 20's and two young children (aged approximately 4 and 18 months old) were taken to hospital for precautionary checks after breathing in smoke...09/02/2015 23:2009/02/2015 00:342
Longfield chimney fire Firefighters were called to a chimney fire in Manor Road, Longfield this evening. They used a hose reel, chimney gear, flex packs and chimney rods to extinguish the fire, which was out shortly after...11/02/2015 17:5111/02/2015 19:061
Woman cut out of car in RamsgateFire crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a woman trapped in her car in Canterbury Road East, Ramsgate this morning. Fire engines from Margate and Ramsgate attended the incident and...12/02/2015 06:0312/02/2015 06:502
Elderly lady rescued from Herne Bay kitchen fireFire crews were called to Western Avenue this afternoon and went into the property to rescue an elderly woman after fire broke out in her kitchen. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel...12/02/2015 16:1412/02/2015 16:322
Serious road crash in MeophamKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene of a serious road crash involving two cars on Harvel Road, Meopham at 7.15pm this evening. Kent Police, SECAmb and Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance...12/02/2015 19:1512/02/2015 20:482
Man cut free from car crash in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car crash on Alders Road. On arrival crews found a single car crash with a male trapped by his injuries. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to...13/02/2015 05:2113/02/2015 05:562
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