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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
Scrap metal fire in Medway2.50pm UPDATE: Five fire engines and around 20 firefighters are still at the scene of a fire on the Medway City Estate in Strood. Crews worked hard to bring the incident under control by midday. It...27/10/2017 10:3127/10/2017 19:526
House and garage fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Wilbrough Road, Birchington. On arrival crews found a single storey property well alight. The fire is believed to have started in the double...31/03/2017 17:2431/03/2017 21:356
Crews tackle a large fire involving two houses in Tonbridge09:00 Update - Seven people, including 1 child were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene of the fire, four were taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution and three were advised to visit the...26/11/2017 02:2126/11/2017 06:036
Large roof fire - New RomneyUPDATE: 8.15am Fire crews remain at the scene of a fire in a clubhouse on a holiday village in New Romney. At the height of the fire around 35 firefighters, six fire engines, a command support...22/12/2017 04:14 6
Boiler cupboard fire Holborough Lakes flatLATEST 11:00am The fire has now been extinguished and the fast response by firefighters meant the fire was contained to the boiler cupboard. A fire investigation is underway to established the cause...05/01/2018 09:2405/01/2018 10:476
Workshop fire- KemsingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in an industrial workshop on WateryLane, Kemsing. At the height of the incident there were six fire engines in attendance. Crews tackled the fire...14/02/2018 16:4814/02/2018 20:036
Rusthall roof fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 - 9am Firefighters remained at the scene of a roof fire in a church hall in High Street, Rusthall until 10.25pm. Crews have praised the group who were using the hall at the time for...08/01/2018 18:4609/01/2018 21:215
Broadstairs house fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious house fire at 6.34pm in Rectory Road, Broadstairs. At the height of the fire around 25 firefighters and five engines were at the...08/01/2018 18:3409/01/2018 00:465
Serous crash on A2 near DunkirkKFRS crews, along with other emergency services, are in attendance at a serious road crash involving a car and a lorry on the London-bound carriageway of the A2 between Dunkirk and Upper Harbledown....11/01/2018 04:3511/01/2018 11:385
Barge alight - FavershamAround 25 firefighters dealt with a fire aboard an 80ft Thames barge at Iron Wharf, Faversham. Crews tackled the blaze with two high-pressure hose reel jets and a fog spike system which allows...19/11/2017 11:3119/11/2017 13:535
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