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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
Man freed from car after New Romney crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one car in Ashford Road, New Romney. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof and free a man...30/01/2019 10:5630/01/2019 11:422
Lorry crash closes tunnel at Dartford CrossingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two lorries at the Dartford crossing north-bound, which closed the east tunnel going out of the county. Two fire engines attended and...29/01/2019 12:2429/01/2019 13:122
Lorry and van fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a lorry and a van in Sutton Road, Sutton Valence, Maidstone at 20:23 yesterday. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...28/01/2019 20:2328/01/2019 22:572
Single car RTC - SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Street, Ash, Sevenoaks to a single car road traffic crash. Crews used hydraulic cutters and speakers to remove the roof of the car to free the passenger...27/01/2019 02:2727/01/2019 03:533
Fire in static caravan - SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to First Avenue, Sheerness to reports of a fire within a static caravan. Crews used foam and multiple hose reels to tackle the fire with had spread to a number...26/01/2019 20:4526/01/2019 21:452
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Tumble dyer fire in BearstedKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a tumble dryer well alight in the kitchen of a home in The Landway, Bearsted. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...25/01/2019 14:1925/01/2019 15:372
Update: Tractor fire on Detling HillUpdate at 12:50 on 25/01/19: Both carriageways on the A249 Detling Hill are now closed while emergency services deal with this incident. The fire is now out and crews are working to make the road...25/01/2019 10:4925/01/2019 12:042
NotificationKent Fire and rescue Service has launched its drone in the Dartford area. Contact us for privacy concerns.24/01/2019 11:0524/01/2019 12:300
Fire at Dartford High Street premisesKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a fire at a three-storey premises in Dartford High Street. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...24/01/2019 09:1124/01/2019 09:552
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