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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 and South East Coast Ambulance Service 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
Series of suspicious car fires in Kennington, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a series of car fires in different locations in the Kennington area of Ashford. The fires are now being investigated by Kent Police. Kent Police have...05/08/2018 01:1705/08/2018 04:040
Crews tackle field fire in ShorneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a field in Thong Lane, Shorne near Gravesend. Firefighters used hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish the fire. Approximately 200 square metres...04/08/2018 17:5404/08/2018 18:585
Rodmersham standing corn fire Update 5.20pm Fire crews used main jets, hose reels and water supplemented from a hydrant to successfully extinguish the fire just before 5pm. The cause of the fire is not yet known but if you’re...04/08/2018 14:5304/08/2018 16:526
Hay baler on fire near Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a hay baler on farmland in Ridgeway Road, Herne Bay. Crews used hose reel jets and fog spike to extinguish the fire. The baler was emptied...04/08/2018 12:5004/08/2018 13:112
Firefighters tackle field fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire in Burham Road, Rochester. Crews arrived to find the field of manure and straw well alight. The field was adjacent to a large field of...03/08/2018 23:1004/08/2018 14:593
Large field fire on SheppeyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire on Harty Ferry Road, Leysdown-on-sea. Firefighters worked with the landowner to manage the fire and allow it to burn in a controlled way....03/08/2018 16:4703/08/2018 19:384
Fire in industrial unit, MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire inside an industrial unit on Westwood Industrial Estate in Margate. Crews found smoke issuing from the building on arrival. Firefighters entered the...03/08/2018 16:4103/08/2018 17:122
Firefighters tackle cut corn field near SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire involving cut corn on the Eynsford Road in Crockenhill near Swanley. Four fire engines were sent to the scene. Crews used beaters and...03/08/2018 16:1703/08/2018 17:554
Firefighters tackle field fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire in Alder Way, Swanley. Crews used using beaters to tackle the blaze which involved around 150 square metres of grassland. There were no...03/08/2018 14:3803/08/2018 15:372
Firefighters tackle wheelie bin fire in SelsteadKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a large number of wheelie bins on fire at a farm on Canterbury Road, Selstead. Crews arrived to find around thirty wheelie bins well alight...03/08/2018 13:5603/08/2018 15:142
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