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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
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
Two car crash on the A249A woman in her 70s had to be cut free from the car she was travelling in, after it was involved in a crash with another car on the Sheppey bound carriageway of the A249. Kent Fire and Rescue Service...11/05/2021 17:0411/05/2021 18:15A249 between Sheppey and Maidstone2
Light aircraft crash near Headcorn AerodromeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called, along with other emergency services, to reports of a light aircraft crash in a field near Headcorn aerodrome between Ashford and Maidstone. Two fire engines...09/05/2021 16:2709/05/2021 18:37Near Headcorn Aerodrome2
Faulty iron causes kitchen fire in SheernessA woman in her late 60s has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in her kitchen, which is believed to have been caused by a faulty electrical appliance. Firefighters say she had a lucky...08/05/2021 11:2408/05/2021 12:48St George's Avenue, Sheerness0
Bonfire spreads to houses in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out-of-control bonfire that had started to spread in Windmill Road, Sevenoaks.   Four fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...04/05/2021 14:5104/05/2021 17:45Windmill Road, Sevenoaks4
House fire in Willesborough, AshfordUpdate 11/05/2021: Following an investigation, it’s believed the incident was caused accidentally due to a gas leak from a portable heater. ................................ Update...04/05/2021 07:5704/05/2021 17:35Mill View, in Willesborough, Ashford4
Fire on Dartford heathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of approximately 500 square meters of undergrowth alight on Dartford heath. Crews utilised an all-terrain vehicle and tackled the fire with beaters,...03/05/2021 18:1903/05/2021 19:38Dartford heath4
Fire at a business in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a fire at a business on Hawley Road, Dartford. At the height of the fire, six fire engines were in attendance where a number of timber...03/05/2021 11:1203/05/2021 14:51Hawley Road, Dartford6
Fire in gardens in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Hartington Street, Chatham where two sheds, several fence panels, and conifer trees were alight. Crews used a main jet and hose reel jet to put out the...01/05/2021 17:5301/05/2021 19:29Hartington Street, Chatham2
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