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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
Ember causes garden fire near AylesfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Bull Lane in Eccles, near Aylesford, after an ember escaped from wood burning in a brazier, setting fire to a shed, fence and some rubbish. Two fire engines...30/04/2019 18:5430/04/2019 19:192
Supermarket fire in UpchurchKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Street in Upchurch near Sittingbourne, to reports of a fire in a supermarket. Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used two...29/04/2019 22:0730/04/2019 00:484
Crews remove car windscreen to free woman after A2 crash near GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one vehicle on its side on the A2 London-bound, at the Gravesend East junction. Three fire engines attended and crews worked to release...28/04/2019 04:2028/04/2019 04:463
Unattended candle starts fire in Maidstone homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house in Old School Lane, Maidstone, to reports of bedroom fire caused by a candle. The occupier was cooking dinner when she started smelling smoke. After...27/04/2019 17:2327/04/2019 18:132
Electric heater fire in commercial property in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire believed to have been caused by an electric heater in a commercial property near Brookfield Court in Ashford. Two fire engines attended and crews...26/04/2019 10:1226/04/2019 10:472
Derelict house fire - DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a fire in a derelict house on Eythorne Road, Dover. The first fire crews that arrived were met with a building well alight with black smoke issuing...25/04/2019 19:0425/04/2019 21:214
Out of control bonfire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire which spread to a large pile of wooden pallets, rubbish and a hedge, at a yard in Heath Road, East Farleigh near Maidstone. Four...25/04/2019 16:1725/04/2019 19:164
M26 closure following crashKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a crash involving two cars between junction 1 and junction 2A (Kent bound) on the M26. There are three fire engines on the scene and crews are using...25/04/2019 13:5525/04/2019 15:273
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Single car RTC - KenningtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic collision involving a single car in Kennington, Ashford. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove the roof of the car and freed a...20/04/2019 13:2320/04/2019 14:462
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