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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
Woman cut free following crash - Crockenhill near SwanleyFirefighters from KFRS and London Fire Brigade attended reports of a single vehicle overturned at a crossroads on Main Road, Crockenhill near Swanley. One person was thought to be trapped...29/12/2018 19:1329/12/2018 20:143
Car crash on A258 at DealEmergency services are at the scene of a crash on the A258 at Sholden near Deal. The A258 is currently closed due to the crash. A man in his 80s has been cut free from his car and placed in the care...28/12/2018 16:4128/12/2018 17:172
Kitchen fire in RainhamFirefighters were called to fire in the kitchen of a house in Pump Lane, Rainham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a fire involving a gas boiler. Gas...27/12/2018 20:1927/12/2018 21:272
Derelict Maidstone cinema on fireKent Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a fire in a derelict cinema in Lower Stone Street, Maidstone. The bingo hall beneath the cinema has been safely evacuated and there are no reported...27/12/2018 16:0027/12/2018 17:483
House fire in TonbridgeFirefighters were called to a fire at a house in Lavender Hill, Tonbridge. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled a fire on the ground floor and porch of the property using a hose reel jet and a...25/12/2018 21:4625/12/2018 23:270
Oven fire in AshfordFire crews responded to reports of a cooker alight in Poppy Mead, Ashford just before 11pm. On discovering the fire the occupants had done the right thing in leaving their home and phoning...23/12/2018 22:5223/12/2018 23:322
A268 between Flimwell and Hawkhurst closed due to road crashFirefighters were called to a two car road crash on the A268 between Flimwell and Hawkhurst at 7.43pm. Three fire engines were sent, two from Kent and one from East Sussex. The road was closed by...23/12/2018 19:4323/12/2018 21:203
Fire crews tackling house fire in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a house fire in Mill Road, Deal. Fire crews were alerted to the blaze shortly after 10pm and around 20 firefighters, three fire engines and a...22/12/2018 22:0223/12/2018 02:373
Woman suffers burns following chip pan fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to a property in Westfield Road, Margate shortly before 4pm. Firefighters were on the scene within minutes of KFRS’s Emergency Control Centre...22/12/2018 15:4822/12/2018 16:361
Ramsgate RTCKFRS was called to an RTC on Manston Road, Ramsgate, involving two cars. Firefighters removed the roof of one of the cars using hydraulic cutting equipment to extricate a woman casualty. 22/12/2018 11:5622/12/2018 12:432
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