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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
Crash car rescue in CanterburyFirefighters worked alongside SECAmb to help free a casualty who was trapped in a vehicle that was on its side following a crash in Rose Lane, Canterbury. The casualty was release and passed in to...23/01/2019 15:3223/01/2019 16:032
Sunlight reflecting off mirror sparks bedroom fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire on the first floor of a property in Woodchurch, Ashford, near Bethersden Road. Two occupants were outside on arrival, and a man was suffering...22/01/2019 12:4322/01/2019 13:532
Electrical fire in bedroom of Greenhithe homeA fire in the home of a Greenhithe family is believed to have started due to a faulty multi-plug extension block which was covered by clothing that also caught fire. The alarm was raised thanks to a...20/01/2019 12:3220/01/2019 12:522
Man rescued after falling down a gully in FolkestoneLATEST 11.45am The man has been rescued and transferred into the care of paramedics and air ambulance doctors. UPDATE 10am Emergency services are at the scene of an incident where a man has...20/01/2019 09:0620/01/2019 11:304
Large amount of pallets on fire in SmardenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a large amount of stacked pallets in a storage yard just off Smarden Bell Road between Smarden and Pluckley. KFRS sent four fire engines...19/01/2019 21:2820/01/2019 16:334
Store room fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in the store room of a business on Pier Road in Gillingham. KFRS sent two fire engines to the scene and the firefighters used breathing...19/01/2019 07:4519/01/2019 08:302
Dartford house fireKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a house fire in Vincent Road, Dartford. KFRS' Emergency Control Centre was alerted to the blaze at 6.35pm and three fire engines were...17/01/2019 18:3517/01/2019 19:543
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) in the Knight Road, Rochester area. For privacy concerns please contact us reference number 1531. 16/01/2019 20:0916/01/2019 21:000
Fire crews leave scene of boat fire in RochesterUpdate 10.00am, 17/01/19 Firefighting concluded at 8.38am this morning aboard a boat in Knight Road, Rochester. The boat was completely destroyed by the fire, and an adjacent boat at the mooring...16/01/2019 20:0917/01/2019 08:388
Man released from overturned car on A21Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to help free a man who was trapped in a car after it overturned on the coast-bound carriage way of the A21, section 1. He was passed in to the care of...16/01/2019 13:3516/01/2019 14:202
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