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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
Lorry fire near Forest HillKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a large refuse lorry near Forest Hill in Maidstone. The contents of the vehicle, consisting mostly of paper and cardboard, had self-combusted...16/04/2019 13:3616/04/2019 14:252
Forklift truck fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a forklift truck in a warehouse in Whitewall Way on the Medway City Estate, Rochester. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet...16/04/2019 04:5216/04/2019 05:382
Chimney fire in CranbrookKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a chimney fire in Goudhurst Road, Cranbrook. Fire crews used chimney gear and a hose reel jet to tackle the fire and a height vehicle was also needed as a...14/04/2019 19:3414/04/2019 21:344
Greenhouse fire in SturryKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a greenhouse in Herne Bay Road, Sturry near Canterbury. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze that is believed to have been...14/04/2019 14:4414/04/2019 15:042
Fire in Maidstone involving sheds, fancing and a treeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in Sycamore Crescent in Maidstone involving two sheds, fencing and a large conifer tree. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire that is...14/04/2019 12:2114/04/2019 12:482
Large fire at farm near Dartford7.30am - LATEST The fire has now been extinguished and the warning for residents to keep windows and doors closed has been lifted. The quick actions of the firefighters to tackle the rubbish fire...13/04/2019 21:3314/04/2019 06:486
Shed fire in Gillingham gardenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed fire in Goudhurst Road, Gillingham. On arrival crews were faced with a shed well alight located close to the side of a semi-detached house. Crews...13/04/2019 17:1013/04/2019 17:512
Shed and fence fire in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the garden of a property in Wheler Court, Faversham. Crews arrived to find a shed and fence well alight. Using a hose reel jet the firefighters...13/04/2019 02:2313/04/2019 03:032
Car crashes into tree near FrittendenKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A229 at Frittenden where a car had crashed into a tree. The driver, a male in his 20s, was trapped in the car by the tree. Crews used a bow saw to...13/04/2019 02:2313/04/2019 03:032
Roof fire in Lynsted near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the roof of a property in Lynsted Lane, Lynsted near Sittingbourne. On arrival crews were faced with a well developed fire in the roof of a...12/04/2019 15:5512/04/2019 17:296
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