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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
Shop alight in Maidstone6.30am Update Maidstone Fire Firefighters have made good progress in tackling this very large fire which has affected four shops in Week Street, Maidstone. Fifteen crews were at the scene at the...08/06/2015 02:06 15
LATEST UPDATE: Flat fire at Holborough LakesUPDATE: Snodland fire investigation 9am (22 September) The extent of damage following the fire at Holborough Lakes on Saturday 16 September, has meant that the ability to carry out physical...16/09/2017 06:4817/09/2017 14:4615
Update: Supermarket fire in FolkestoneFinal update at 08:30 on 09/11/18: Kent Fire and Rescue Service is satisfied that the fire is fully extinguished, and duty of care has been handed over to a representative of Morrisons....08/11/2018 07:3409/11/2018 08:1412
UPDATE: Dartford warehouse fireUPDATE: 20:00 on 17/10/2018 The fire has been fully extinguished and responsibility of the site has now been handed back to the responsible person on site. Update at 14:30 on 15/10/18: The...11/10/2018 05:4617/10/2018 18:0610
Update: Alkham standing corn fire UPDATE: 6.50pm A fire involving approximately 200 hectares of cornfields in Alkham Valley, near Dover has been brought under control. Early advice to residents to keep windows and doors closed as...25/07/2018 15:3225/07/2018 17:2310
Industrial building fire - Chatham docksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a large industrial building on the Chatham docks. Ten fire engines, as well as specialist units including a high volume pump and height vehicle,...21/05/2017 03:0021/05/2017 21:5110
Large rubbish fire on Medway City EstateUPDATE: 10:30 The main seats of the fire are now extinguished and a mechanical digger is being used to expose remaining hot spots which are being damped down with a hand held jet. Crews managed to...07/06/2015 17:3408/06/2015 09:3210
Fire in CanterburyMONDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE Crews have now left the scene of this fire and the duty of care has been passed back to the building owners. 6am MONDAY UPDATE Crews remained at the scene overnight on...04/07/2015 14:2806/07/2015 13:2010
Large fire in WrothamUpdate 9am (30 November): Two fire engines remain at the scene of a fire involving workshops and garages in Tower Industrial Estate, Wrotham, damping down hotspots. Firefighters worked through the...29/11/2015 17:5830/11/2015 11:5810
Latest update on large fire at Brands Hatch workshopUPDATE: 1.55pm Firefighters are expected to remain at Brands Hatch until around 2.30pm today, after a large fire broke out in a workshop overnight. Crews have been using a jet to cool oxyacetylene...07/11/2017 00:3707/11/2017 14:259
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