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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
Crews rescue family stranded in flood water near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called out to rescue an adult and two children stranded in a vehicle in 2ft of flood water, in Stickfast Lane, Sutton Valence near Maidstone. Three fire engines...01/02/2019 23:1102/02/2019 00:033
Man freed from car after Herne Bay crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a vehicle hitting a post box on Beacon Hill, Herne Bay. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the...31/01/2019 10:3031/01/2019 11:112
Kitchen fire in Tunbridge Wells homeKent Fire and Rescue Services was called to kitchen fire in Liptraps Lane, Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, which started in the grill...31/01/2019 09:4731/01/2019 10:192
Man freed from car after New Romney crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving one car in Ashford Road, New Romney. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof and free a man...30/01/2019 10:5630/01/2019 11:422
Lorry crash closes tunnel at Dartford CrossingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two lorries at the Dartford crossing north-bound, which closed the east tunnel going out of the county. Two fire engines attended and...29/01/2019 12:2429/01/2019 13:122
Lorry and van fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a lorry and a van in Sutton Road, Sutton Valence, Maidstone at 20:23 yesterday. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing...28/01/2019 20:2328/01/2019 22:572
Single car RTC - SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to The Street, Ash, Sevenoaks to a single car road traffic crash. Crews used hydraulic cutters and speakers to remove the roof of the car to free the passenger...27/01/2019 02:2727/01/2019 03:533
Fire in static caravan - SheernessKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to First Avenue, Sheerness to reports of a fire within a static caravan. Crews used foam and multiple hose reels to tackle the fire with had spread to a number...26/01/2019 20:4526/01/2019 21:452
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Tumble dyer fire in BearstedKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a tumble dryer well alight in the kitchen of a home in The Landway, Bearsted. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...25/01/2019 14:1925/01/2019 15:372
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