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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
Accidental hob fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a hob in the kitchen of a Kennington home. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish. It's believed the fire was caused by the...31/12/2018 21:2331/12/2018 21:442
Bin chute fire at Trove Court, RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Trove Court in Ramsgate following reports of a fire in the rubbish chute. Crews arrived to find a number of properties had self-evacuated. On quick...31/12/2018 18:2931/12/2018 18:576
Fire outside industrial unitThree fire engines were sent to a fire involving a large quantity of pallets next to an industrial unit at Riverside Industrial Estate, Dartford. The incident, which was believed to be suspicious,...31/12/2018 05:4331/12/2018 06:263
Fire in living room - Aldington near AshfordFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a fire in the living room of a property in Celak Close, Aldington, near Ashford. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet to extinguish the...30/12/2018 16:3130/12/2018 17:182
Gas leak at hotel swimming pool - AshfordFirefighters were called to reports of a gas leak at a hotel's swimming pool in Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus and gas-tight suits carried out a search and made...30/12/2018 15:1630/12/2018 16:413
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
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