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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
Fire at recycling centre - NorthfleetUpdate 10pm - Sunday, 22 April 2018 Firefighters remain at the scene of a large fire involving a single storey industrial unit used as a recycling and waste collection plant in New Barn Road,...21/04/2018 18:30 8
Latest update: Sevenoaks house fireFirefighting operations at fire involving a large house in Sevenoaks High Street were concluded by 11.30am and Kent Fire and Rescue Service has started an investigation to determine the cause of the...09/09/2018 00:0809/09/2018 11:248
Firefighters tackle large derelict building fire in Gillingham8AM UPADATE: Crews maintained a watching brief until just before 5am. Prior to this they were using a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera helped the...25/10/2015 17:0126/10/2015 04:498
Large crop field fire - EdenbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was at the scene of a large crop field fire in Pootings Road, Crockham Hill near Edenbridge. Crews used hose reel jets, flexi-packs and beaters to tackle the standing...07/08/2015 14:2607/08/2015 17:458
Large fire at Northfleet industrial unitUPDATE at 2pm Attendance at this incident has been scaled down to two fire engines and a height vehicle is being used as a monitor while crews damp down remaining hotspots. UPDATE at...09/01/2016 04:1710/01/2016 13:208
Barn fire Hinxhill, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire in the roof of an agricultural building in Hinkxhill,(north east of Ashford). The single storey building, which measures approximately 30m x 50m is...01/02/2016 03:31 8
Agricultural units fire in Hinxhill (Ashford)Kent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire in the roof of an agricultural building in Hinkxhill,(north east of Ashford). The single storey building, (measures approximately 30m x 50m) is...01/02/2016 03:31 8
Agricultural building fire in Hinxhill, AshfordUPDATE 7:40am KFRS is still at the scene of a barn fire in Hinxhill. At the height of the fire around 50 firefighters were battling the blaze. Eight fire engines, a height vehicle and other...29/02/2016 03:3129/02/2016 12:188
Fire in Ashford scrap yardUPDATE: 10.03am (1 April) by 6pm Thursday evening,(31 March)the firefighting operation was complete and crews had handed over to the site manager. Crews left the scene around 6.30pm. UPDATE:...31/03/2016 09:2131/03/2016 16:578
Farm buildings alightUPDATE 18.00 Crews are now turning over and damping down the area One hose reel jet is still in use. UPDATE: 13:55 Members of the public are being advised to avoid the roads in the vicinity...01/07/2015 11:5601/07/2015 19:568
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