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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Property fire in SwanscombeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a property on Irving Walk, Swanscombe. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the fire. There were no reported...03/07/2021 23:0504/07/2021 00:59Irving Walk, Swanscombe3
Derelict building fire in Sutton ValenceUpdate: 04/07/21 21:30 A controlled building demolition has taken place and the final remaining hot spots have been extinguished. All firefighting activity has now been completed and crews have now...03/07/2021 12:2604/07/2021 21:09Sutton Valence Hill4
Garage fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of garage alight in Seafield Road, Whitstable. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used main jets and hose reel...30/06/2021 03:0730/06/2021 07:31Seafield Road, Whitstable4
Two car crash in BiddendenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on Frittenden Road in Biddenden. Three fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews used small tools, hydraulic cutters...29/06/2021 19:2629/06/2021 20:32Biddenden3
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting 'training'.29/06/2021 09:2029/06/2021 13:00Maidstone0
Kitchen fire in Gillingham Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire in a commercial property on the High Street in Gillingham. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to smoke...28/06/2021 20:5428/06/2021 22:53Gillingham3
Industrial skip fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the public to always safely dispose of cigarettes following a fire in an industrial container on Cannon Lane in Tonbridge. Two fire engines were sent to the...27/06/2021 11:2327/06/2021 11:34Tonbridge2
Commercial building fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a commercial property fire on Canterbury Street in Gillingham. At the height of the fire, six fire engines were in attendance. Crews wearing...26/06/2021 01:1226/06/2021 08:51Gillingham6
Out-of-control bonfire spreads to shed and fence in Romney MarshAn out-of-control bonfire accidentally spread to a nearby shed and fence in Romney Marsh. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Coast Drive, and used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames....24/06/2021 19:0024/06/2021 19:23Coast Drive, Romney Marsh2
Crews respond to reports of trapped dog in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a trapped dog in the rocks at Sunny Sands Beach in Folkestone. The owner of the dog called 999 around 6.49pm on Wednesday 23 June 2021. Two...23/06/2021 18:4923/06/2021 20:36Sunny Sands Beach, Folkestone2
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