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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
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
Large fire at Ridham Dock, Iwade near SittingbourneUPDATE 8am: Kent Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the large blaze at Ridham Dock by 12.39am. They spent approximately two hours damping down and extinguishing remaining hot spots and the site was...04/06/2015 22:0126/06/2015 00:398
Dartford flat fire - further updateFurther update: 3pm Kent Police has confirmed that a man in his 70s died following a fire at sheltered accommodation in Barn End Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, this morning, Sunday 11 June 2017. Next...11/06/2017 07:3911/06/2017 14:168
Large wood store fire on Herne Bay business parkUpdate: 1pm Three fire engines remain in attendance at the scene of a fire on a Herne Bay industrial estate. Firefighters are using a cold cut firefighting system and fog spike to continue cooling...23/06/2017 08:1023/06/2017 13:298
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