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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
Kitchen fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a domestic property near Gordon Road in Gillingham this morning. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters wearing...23/05/2019 02:4623/05/2019 04:392
Crews called to boiler fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ethelbert Terrace, Margate at 8.42pm, to reports of smoke issuing from a boiler in a top floor flat. After phoning 999, the resident had done the right...22/05/2019 20:4222/05/2019 21:002
Large undergrowth fire in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a large fire on scrubland in Ridham Dock Road, Iwade. Four fire engines, an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and around 20 firefighters are tackling the blaze....22/05/2019 16:0722/05/2019 19:064
Whitstable house fireUPDATE: 5.35pm Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in Sydney Road, Whitstable. At the height of the blaze three fire engines and around 13 firefighters attended. Fire crews wore...22/05/2019 14:0822/05/2019 16:483
Shed fire in Minster on SeaFirefighters used a hose reel to put out a fire involving a garden shed measuring 2M x 2M in Charlock Drive, Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness. Two fire engines were sent and crews used a hose reel to put...22/05/2019 13:3022/05/2019 14:142
Fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Dartford Heath. Three fire engines were sent to the scene to tackle the fire, which had spread to around 200 square metres of heathland....21/05/2019 15:3021/05/2019 16:073
Fuel tanker fire on M25 clockwise on the approach to Clacket Lane UPDATE 6.45am Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets and foam to extinguish the blaze in the cab of a fuel tanker on the M25. Crews are continuing the cool the tanker,...21/05/2019 05:0521/05/2019 06:270
Rochester building fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to New Road, Rochester to reports of a fire in a three-storey building at 6.18pm. Crews arrived to find a large amount of black smoke issuing and used a...20/05/2019 18:1620/05/2019 18:422
Fire crews tackle fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on Dartford Heath at 3.24pm. Four fire engines were sent and crews used flex packs and beaters to tackle two separate seats of fire, measuring around...20/05/2019 15:2420/05/2019 16:160
Maidstone two car crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a two car crash on the London Road, Maidstone between Queens Road and Buckland Hill. Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to release a woman who was...18/05/2019 16:3618/05/2019 17:510
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