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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
Medway City Estate building fireUPDATE: 7.15am Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) spent four hours tackling a fire in a single-storey range of buildings in Maritime Close, on the Medway City Estate. At the height of the blaze,...15/08/2016 23:5216/08/2016 04:036
Barn fire KingsdownKFRS crews are attending a barn fire on a farm in Kingsdown, Sittingbourne Crews are making good progress on the fire. Initially nearby residents and workers had to be evacuated. Initially six...04/09/2016 08:5704/09/2016 14:056
Dartford church hall fireFour KFRS crews have been fighting a fire in a church hall in Watling Street, Dartford, overnight. The fire was in the single storey church hall that is approximately 10m x15m in size. The building...08/09/2016 23:5709/09/2016 03:316
Large fire in shop - RainhamUPDATE 06:30 Fire extinguished by 1am. Fifty per cent of the ground floor destroyed by fire, the rest suffering severe smoke damage. Smoke damage also affecting first floor flat and neighbouring...13/09/2016 22:4014/09/2016 00:596
Margate flat fireEmergency services were called to a fire at a second-floor flat of a high-rise building in Millmead Road, Margate. Six fire engines attended the scene and the second floor of the building was...18/09/2016 19:0018/09/2016 20:236
Grass and undergrowth alight in GrainUPDATE: 5pm Fire crews are damping down at the scene of a fire involving a large area of grass and undergrowth on the Isle of Grain. The incident will shortly be reduced to three fire engines....23/09/2016 13:3223/09/2016 16:486
30 firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in DartfordUPDATE 6.20pm Fire crews have remained at the scene of an industrial unit fire in Powder Mill Lane, Dartford throughout the day, finally leaving just before 4.30pm. KFRS' specialist technical...25/09/2016 00:3125/09/2016 15:416
M20 bridge collapse Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a footbridge collapse over the M20 between junctions 4 and 3. On arrival crews administered first aid to a male motorcyclist who was removed to hospital by...27/08/2016 12:0727/08/2016 14:555
Fire crews fighting blaze in disused hospital building in Minster, SheppeyUPDATE 10.15pm Firefighters have extinguished a blaze in a derelict building measuring approximately 20m x 30m, used as a former hospital. Half of the ground floor, half of the first floor and...12/08/2016 19:2612/08/2016 22:135
Fire crews respond to car fire in Dartford TunnelKent Fire and Rescue Service along with colleagues from Essex Fire and Rescue Service, responded to a car fire in the Dartford Tunnel just before 1pm. The tunnel’s automatic fire safety suppression...02/07/2016 12:5102/07/2016 13:365
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