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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 in 7th floor flat - GravesendAround 30 firefighters with six fire engines, a height vehicle and a command support unit have tackled a fire in a flat on the 7th floor of a tower block in Gravesham Court, Gravesend. Upon...17/02/2016 16:5717/02/2016 17:557
Crews tackle heath fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire in Heath Lane, Dartford. Crews used flexi packs and beaters to contain the fire and worked hard to bring it under control. An area of 5 acres,...07/08/2015 14:3607/08/2015 15:257
Fire in block of flats in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of fire within a block of flats in Milmead Road, Margate. Crews wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire located in...01/04/2018 20:2601/04/2018 22:047
Fire in vehicle yard - DealUpdate 0945hrs A bulk water carrier was deployed at the scene at midnight allowing the incident commander to send some resources back to base. With the additional water capacity, the remaining...23/02/2018 21:0324/02/2018 00:477
Trees, shrubs and undergrowth alight - DoverFirefighters were called to reports of trees, bushes and scrubland alight near Elms Vale Road in Dover. The area affected is thought to be around five acres (around the size of three football...24/02/2018 18:0324/02/2018 19:296
Small fire at thatched houseFirefighters were called to reports of smoke coming from a two-storey 16th-century thatched house in The Street, Womenswold, Canterbury. Due the building type, rapid intervention was required, and...14/03/2018 15:0414/03/2018 18:116
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
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
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
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