Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a lorry fire on the M2 coast-bound near to Junction 5 for the A249 Sittingbourne.
Seven fire engines and a bulk water carrier are in attendance and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using compressed air foam to extinguish the flames.
Both the coast-bound and London-bound carriageways have been closed while crews work at the scene, and drivers are warned to expect delays.
Please listen out for the latest traffic updateson 106.9 SFM before travelling towards the affected area.
A man has been arrested as officers continue to investigate a fire in Faversham.
Kent Police were called in to assist Kent Fire and Rescue Service at the scene of a fire in St Mary's Road at aroung 4.05am yesterday (Thursday 6th July).
The fire was extinguished and two people were taken to a local hospital with injuries.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown and remains under investigation, however it is being treated as suspicious.
A man in his 50s has been arrested in relation to the incident and remains in custody while enquiries continue.
Drone technology has led to the successful rescue of a woman who’d been missing for over eight hours, after she broke her leg walking alone in woodland.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to assist Kent Police with the search shortly after midnight on Sunday (14th May) in Faversham, where the lady was believed to be following a phone call she had made earlier that day, before running out of battery.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to Sheppey Way in Iwade to reports of a bungalow fire at around 11pm last night (Thursday 1st September).
Four fire engines attended and crews tackled a fire in the roof space using hose reel jets and main jets.
KFRS’ volunteer response team also attended to provide support the occupants and residents in neighbouring properties affected by the incident.
There were no reported casualties and the cause is not yet known.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) were called to reports of a bedroom fire at a home in Sittingbourne earlier this afternoon (Saturday 28th May).
The KFRS were contaccted at 14:08 hrs and three fire engines attended the house in Jade Close.
Crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to extinguish the flames.
The residents were alerted to the incident by their working smoke alarms and no casualties were reported.
It's believed the fire started accidentally due to an electrical fault.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of three people stranded in flood water on North Lane in Faversham earlier today (Tuesday 4th January).
Three fire engines were sent to the scene at around 1:30pm and when crews arrived they were found stranded within two separate vehicles.
Firefighters wearing dry suits entered the water to rescue the occupants and lead them to safety.
The public are being advised to avoid any roads that are flooded, and to take extra care by following a few simple steps:
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) were called to reports of a fire at a bungalow in Swanton Street, in Bredgar, yesterday (Saturday 1st January) afternoon.
Seven fire engines attended, shortly after 3:30pm, along with a bulk water carrier and a height vehicle.
Crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets and fog spikes to extinguish the fire, which is believed to have started in the roof space of the property.
No injuries were reported, however two adults suffered symptoms of suspected shock.
Three fire engines remain at the scene of a large fire at a recycling plant on West Lane on The Eurolink Industrial Estate.
Crews are damping down any remaining hot spots while maintaining a watching brief.
No casualties have been reported and the cause is not yet known.
People who live or work in the Kemsley and Iwade areas are still advised to keep their windows and doors closed as a precaution, due to smoke coming from the fire, which involved a large amount of household waste and recycling materials.
The Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) were at the scene of a haystack fire on Quinton Road earlier today (Thursday 26th August).
They were called to the scene just after 11:00am and one fire engine was in attendance, with crews using drag rakes and a hose reel jet to prevent further fire spread.
No casualties were reported.
Firefighters asked those living or working in the Quinton Road and Sonora Way areas to keep all windows and doors closed as a precaution due to the smoke but this was lifted at 2.20pm when the fire was finally extinguished.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) were called to reports of two people stuck in mud on Conyer Wharf in Sittingbourne earlier this afternoon (Sunday 8th August).
Three fire engines and a Water Safety Unit were sent to the scene, and crews wearing dry suits used a throw line to access the casualties, before towing them to safety in a dinghy.
They were then passed into the care of South East Coast Ambulance. Kent Police and the Coastguard was also in attendance.