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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
Woman cut free from car crash in Boxley near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on the Lidsing Road in Boxley near Maidstone. On arrival crews found three women trapped in one of the cars. Two of them were...21/03/2019 14:4221/03/2019 15:263
Flat fire in Herne Bay Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Herne Bay High Street to reports of a kitchen fire in a flat. Three fire engines and a height vehicle attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled...21/03/2019 01:5521/03/2019 04:073
Fire in Tunbridge Wells flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a flat in Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. There were no reported...20/03/2019 17:0820/03/2019 17:552
Car crash in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a car that had crashed into a building on Leslie Smith Drive in Faversham. Firefighters arrived to find a woman trapped by her injuries in the vehicle and...20/03/2019 14:4520/03/2019 15:323
Quick thinking residents contain house fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maidstone Road in Gillingham to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire in the utility...19/03/2019 04:2019/03/2019 05:152
Bedroom fire in health care facility in Hothfield near AshfordNOTE: ADDRESS LOCATION CORRECTED! Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a bedroom on the second floor of Hothfield Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Fridd Lane, Hothfield near...17/03/2019 18:0217/03/2019 19:554
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
Two car crash in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a two car crash in London Road, Rochester. Although there were no passengers trapped; one female needed medical attention. Firefighters administered first...17/03/2019 08:0617/03/2019 08:362
Crews tackle car fire and treat two people with first aid following three car crash near Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving three cars on Longfield Road near Tunbridge Wells. There were no people trapped in the vehicles, but one car was on fire and a male...17/03/2019 00:1017/03/2019 01:342
Man freed from crash in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service sent three fire engines to a crash involving one car on Dover Road in Folkestone. On arrival crews found a car on its side and a man in his 70s trapped in the vehicle....16/03/2019 17:2616/03/2019 18:243
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