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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
Kitchen fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a house on Maidstone Road in Paddock Wood. Two fire engines were in attendance, and crews arrived to a smouldering fire in the kitchen...09/06/2021 08:4509/06/2021 15:20Paddock Wood2
Electrical fire in TonbridgeA house fire is believed to have started accidentally when a hoverboard toy was left on charge and caught alight. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Acorn Close, Tonbridge, and crews wore...08/06/2021 12:0308/06/2021 12:49Acorn Close, Tonbridge2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 750.08/06/2021 11:0008/06/2021 12:12Maidstone0
Fire in flat - AshfordFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a fire at a flat in Beaver Road, Ashford. Crews used high-pressure hoses to put out the flames and a fan to drive smoke and fumes from the...06/06/2021 02:3806/06/2021 03:46Beaver Road, Ashford2
Three people released following two-vehicle crash - near Boxley, MaidstoneThree people have been released from their vehicles following a two-car crash at the junction of Lidsing Road, Yelsted Lane and Dunn Street Road in Boxley near Maidstone. Fire crews using...04/06/2021 19:4604/06/2021 20:31Jct of Yelsted Ln, Lidsing Rd and Dunn St Rd, Boxley near Maidstone2
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Gillingham area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 282.03/06/2021 21:0004/06/2021 02:25Gillingham0
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dartford area today for training purposes. For privacy queries, contact us quoting 'training'.03/06/2021 10:3003/06/2021 12:47Dartford Heath0
Person rescued from mud in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person stuck in mud off the Harbour Arm, in Folkestone. Two fire engines attended, as well as the Water Safety Unit, and crews used mud...02/06/2021 11:2102/06/2021 12:22Harbour Arm, Folkestone2
Barbecue sparks garden fire in AshfordFirefighters believe a spark from a barbecue accidentally set fire to a hedgerow of conifer trees, which spread to multiple sheds and fence panels in Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the...01/06/2021 17:4301/06/2021 19:12Rylands Road, Kennington, Ashford2
Tree and rubbish fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is issuing safety advice around accidental grass, crop and woodland fires after a bonfire spread to a nearby tree in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the incident...01/06/2021 13:2801/06/2021 14:12Grass Banks, Dartford2
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