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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
Man cut free after two-vehicle crash - M2 London-bound J3 to J2Firefighters using hydraulic rescue equipment have removed the roof of a vehicle that was involved in a crash on the M2 London-bound between junctions 3 and 2. One man was rescued by firefighters...16/12/2018 20:4216/12/2018 21:143
Shed and oil tank destroyed by fire - Upstreet near CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze involving a shed and oil tank in the garden of a house in Island Road, Upstreet, near Canterbury. Crews used high-pressure hose reel jets...16/12/2018 16:4216/12/2018 17:183
Horse rescued from water-filled dyke - Westmarsh near CanterburyA horse of 16.3 hands was led to safety after it became stuck in a water-filled dyke on a farm outside Canterbury. Firefighters with specialist animal rescue and water safety training were...16/12/2018 16:2316/12/2018 18:572
Woman cut free after crash - RainhamFirefighters were called to reports of a crash involving a single vehicle that ended up on its side. Upon arrival, crews found one female occupant of the vehicle trapped. Working closely with...16/12/2018 00:3316/12/2018 01:382
Candle causes house fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire in Grain Road, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire which was in the porch....11/12/2018 18:5711/12/2018 19:282
Basement fire in Ramsgate propertyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in the basement of a property in Duncan Road, Ramsgate. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel...11/12/2018 13:1011/12/2018 14:272
Update: Four storey building fire in Dartford.Update at 09:00 on 10/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to one fire engine. There is restricted access outside the NatWest building in the high street, however the rest of the road is open...09/12/2018 20:3510/12/2018 15:266
House fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire in Woodstock Road, Rochester. Two fire engines attended and the occupants were outside on arrival. The house was filled with smoke...07/12/2018 02:0607/12/2018 03:002
M2 lorry fire KFRS crews attended a lorry fire on the M2 between junctions two and three. The lorry was alight with the fire mainly in the cab area. There were no casualties Three fire engines attended and a...06/12/2018 15:2806/12/2018 16:233
Fuel tank fire - Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of an industrial diesel tank alight. A number of calls came into 999 fire control after a loud bang could be heard and a large plume of dark...01/12/2018 12:5701/12/2018 15:496
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