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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
Woman freed after vehicle slides into ditch - SevenoaksFirefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have released a woman who was trapped in her vehicle after it left the road, sliding into a ditch and ending up against a tree on the B245 in...10/02/2019 20:0610/02/2019 21:412
Lorry crash on M20 Juntion 3 - 2Firefighters helped assisted with the removal of a casualty from the cab of a lorry following a crash involving a van on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 motorway between junctions 3 and 2 ....08/02/2019 14:5208/02/2019 15:252
Small fire at fish and chip shopFirefighters were called to a fish and chip shop in Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood following reports of smoke issuing from the property. Firefighters discovered a small fire in some trunking inside the...05/02/2019 10:1405/02/2019 11:342
Update - Sutton Valence barn fireUpdate 10:30am 5/02/19 Firefighters remain at the scene of a barn fire in Boyton Court Road, Sutton Valence. This incident was reduced to one fire engine at 7.30 am today and firefighters are...04/02/2019 18:4805/02/2019 15:124
Woman freed from crahed car near CanterburyFirefighters rescued a woman who was trapped in a car that was on its side following a single-car crash in Upper Harbledown, Canterbury. Crews administered first aid to the casualty before she was...04/02/2019 09:3404/02/2019 09:522
Woman rescued from flat fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a ground floor flat in Lullingstone Avenue, Swanley. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the flat and rescued...03/02/2019 18:0603/02/2019 19:012
Bungalow fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Columbia Avenue in Whitstable to reports of a bungalow fire. Three fire engines attended and upon arrival the female occupant and two male passers-by, who...02/02/2019 22:1102/02/2019 23:303
Crews rescue family stranded in flood water near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called out to rescue an adult and two children stranded in a vehicle in 2ft of flood water, in Stickfast Lane, Sutton Valence near Maidstone. Three fire engines...01/02/2019 23:1102/02/2019 00:033
Man freed from car after Herne Bay crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a vehicle hitting a post box on Beacon Hill, Herne Bay. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the...31/01/2019 10:3031/01/2019 11:112
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge Wells homeKent Fire and Rescue Services was called to kitchen fire in Liptraps Lane, Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, which started in the grill...31/01/2019 09:4731/01/2019 10:192
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