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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
Two freed from overturned car in MargateFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to help free two casualties from an overturned car following a single-vehicle crash in Manston Court Road, Margate. The pair ware passed in to the care of...30/03/2019 12:0430/03/2019 12:483
Fire in bedroom - GillinghamFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus used high-pressure hose reel jets and a positive pressure ventilation fan to tackle a blaze on the first floor at the rear of a terraced property in King...29/03/2019 06:0729/03/2019 07:042
Horse rescued from river near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Teston Lane in Teston, Maidstone, to rescue a horse stuck in a river. The animal rescue unit and water safety unit attended, and crews used special...26/03/2019 07:0926/03/2019 09:240
Serious fire in flat - RochesterKFRS was called by a home monitoring service at 4.03pm on Sunday 24 March 2019 to reports of a fire in a flat in sheltered accommodation in Sovereign Court, Rochester. Upon arrival, the property...24/03/2019 16:0324/03/2019 19:122
Workshop fire - Staplehurst near TonbridgeFirefighters were sent to reports of a workshop approximately 5m by 12m containing vehicles and pressurised gas cylinders alight in Lindridge Lane, Staplehurst, near Tonbridge. Two fire engines...24/03/2019 15:2824/03/2019 18:034
Woman rescued after car overturns - Teynham near SittingbourneFirefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to free a woman who was trapped in her vehicle after it overturned on Lower Road, Teynham, near Sittingbourne. Crews worked closely with paramedics to...24/03/2019 07:4524/03/2019 08:302
Two-car crash - Tunbridge WellsFour people were rescued by firefighters after two vehicles collided on the A26 in Eridge Green, near Tunbridge Wells. Crews using hydraulic cutting equipment worked closely with paramedics to...24/03/2019 03:2324/03/2019 04:483
Man freed from car following crash near Sittingbourne Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A2 at Keycol Hill, Bobbing near Sittingbourne, to reports of a crash involving one vehicle. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue...22/03/2019 13:1322/03/2019 13:592
Woman freed from car after crash in HadlowKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a car on Carpenters Lane in Hadlow. Crews arrived on the scene to find a car on its roof and a woman in her 50s trapped inside. Using...21/03/2019 17:2021/03/2019 18:023
Man cut free from car crash on M20 before Cheriton exitKent Fire and Rescue Service and emergency service partners were called to a single car crash on the M20 between junctions 11a (Eurotunnel) and 12 (Cheriton). Firefighters worked with paramedics to...21/03/2019 14:4521/03/2019 15:353
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