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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
Fire in loft - SevenoaksFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a high-pressure hose to put out a fire in the loft of a property in Hever Avenue, West Kingsdown, near Sevenoaks. There are no reports of any injuries...22/05/2021 17:2922/05/2021 18:18Hever Avenue, West Kingsdown near Sevenoaks3
Lorry fire closes M20 in both directions between J8 and J9Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a lorry fire on the M20 London-bound, between junction 8 for Hollingbourne and junction 9 for Ashford, resulting in both carriageways being closed. Five...22/05/2021 10:3522/05/2021 12:39M20 London-bound, between J8 and J95
Flat fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a flat on Nelson Road in Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent to the incident, and crews arrived to smoke issuing from the kitchen...19/05/2021 18:1719/05/2021 18:49Nelson Road, Whitstable2
Derelict building fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a derelict building on Chaucer Road in Canterbury. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews wearing...14/05/2021 21:0315/05/2021 00:26Chaucer Road, Canterbury4
Dishwasher fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a dishwasher alight at a house in Dartford Road, Sevenoaks. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel...13/05/2021 21:0613/05/2021 21:37Dartford Road, Sevenoaks2
Flat fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a flat fire on Pudding Lane in Maidstone. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to smoke issuing from...13/05/2021 09:2313/05/2021 10:56Pudding Lane, Maidstone4
Bathroom fire at Port Lympne Hotel and ReserveKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve in Hythe, to reports of a small fire in an outdoor bathroom attached to guest accommodation. Two fire engines attended and...12/05/2021 19:5012/05/2021 20:13Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve, Aldington Road, Lympne, Hythe CT21 2
Man rescued from crash in Ash, CanterburyA man has been rescued by firefighters, following a crash in Ash, Canterbury. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A257 Guilton, and sent two fire engines to the scene. Crews used...12/05/2021 14:4212/05/2021 15:28A257 Guilton2
Shed fire in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large shed alight in Canterbury Road, Whitstable. Three fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames, which had spread...11/05/2021 22:4211/05/2021 23:46Canterbury Road, Whitstable3
Pregnant woman rescued from crash near CanterburyA pregnant woman was cut free from a car involved in a crash with another car on the A260 at Barham near Canterbury. Fire crews were able to stabilise the vehicle and then release the woman from her...11/05/2021 17:5911/05/2021 18:53A260 at Barham near Canterbury2
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