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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
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dover area today for training purposes. For privacy queries, contact us quoting 2674.28/04/2021 12:20 Dover0
Fire in a flat in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone. Three fire engines and a height vehicle attended, and sadly a man was found deceased at the scene on...28/04/2021 00:4928/04/2021 03:19Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone3
Smoking materials linked to shed fire in Folkestone A discarded cigarette is believed to have caused a fire in St Winifred Road, Folkestone, where a shed and surrounding decking was alight. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...27/04/2021 17:0227/04/2021 17:30St Winifred Road, Folkestone CT193
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dover area today for training purposes. For privacy queries, contact us quoting 2674.27/04/2021 09:1527/04/2021 15:45Dover0
Update: Residents advised to close windows and doors due to gas leak in CanterburyUpdate at 08:40 on 27 April: Emergency repair works have been carried out by SGN engineers to contain the gas leak in Littlebourne Road, Canterbury. The earlier advice for those living nearby to...26/04/2021 18:0427/04/2021 05:41Littlebourne Road, Canterbury 2
House fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fence fire having spread to a house in The Shires, Paddock Wood, near Tonbridge. Five fire engines attended and crews evacuated the...24/04/2021 15:1724/04/2021 18:13 The Shires, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge2
Out of control bonfire in MaidstoneFirefighters are urging the public not to light bonfires in windy conditions, after a small bonfire spread to a large pile of timber in Old Ham Lane, Maidstone. Two fire engines attended and crews...24/04/2021 11:1224/04/2021 13:38Old Ham Lane, Maidstone2
Shed and trees alight in garden of Maidstone homeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a shed and row of conifers alight in the back garden of a home in Upper Fant Road, Maidstone. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing...24/04/2021 05:0224/04/2021 06:41Upper Fant Road, Maidstone2
Kitchen fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire in Turner Road, Bean, near Dartford. Two fire engines and the KFRS Volunteer Response Team attended. Firefighters wearing...23/04/2021 17:5823/04/2021 18:57Turner Road, Bean, Dartford2
Goods train fire - Dunton Green near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a goods train alight near Dunton Green train station, in the Sevenoaks area, at 5.16am on Friday 23 April 2021. At its height, six fire...23/04/2021 05:1623/04/2021 07:47Near Dunton Green train station, near Sevenoaks6
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