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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
Lightning starts garage fire in MeophamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the scene of a garage fire on Meadow Lane in Meopham, Gravesend. Three fire engines were in attendance, and crews arrived to the detached garage well...26/06/2020 05:5026/06/2020 08:073
Vehicle fire on Dartford crossingKent Fire and Rescue Service assisted Essex Fire and Rescue Service at the scene of a vehicle fire on the bridge of the Dartford crossing. Three fire engines from Kent attended and crews wearing...25/06/2020 20:1525/06/2020 20:393
Field and van fire in HothfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a field on Maidstone Road in Hothfield near Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a field and van well...25/06/2020 14:5525/06/2020 16:212
Unstable structure in Herne Bay Kent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of an incident involving an unstable structure on the High Street in Herne Bay. Two fire engines are in attendance, and firefighters are currently...25/06/2020 14:0825/06/2020 17:272
Person rescued from water in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a person stuck in water near Swalecliffe Court Drive, in Whitstable. Two fire engines attended, as well as the water safety unit, and crews used line...24/06/2020 10:5724/06/2020 11:162
Out of control bonfire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire in Cromwell Terrace, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. It’s...24/06/2020 01:0824/06/2020 02:122
Grass fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a grass fire on Dartford Heath, near Shepherds Lane. Four fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the...23/06/2020 14:3023/06/2020 15:414
NotificationKFRS is flying its drone for training purposes in the Tovil area of Maidstone. For privacy concerns contact us quoting ref. 2253.22/06/2020 15:1522/06/2020 15:460
Man rescued after falling into quarryKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person that had fallen approximately 100 feet into a quarry in Chatham. Fire crews, the technical rescue team, and the specialist line rescue...21/06/2020 03:3021/06/2020 05:532
Update: Fire in a thatched property in BirchingtonUpdate: The fire within a thatched property in Minnis Road, Birchington, is now out, and there are no reported injuries. The blaze is believed to have started due to an electrical fault....20/06/2020 15:0820/06/2020 17:497
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