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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
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
Dutch barns alight in LenhamFirefighters were called to deal with a fire in two dutch barns containing bailed straw. Firefighters used compress air foam on an adjacent brick barn to help prevent the fire spreading. The straw...24/08/2015 23:56 6
Ramsgate bungalow flooded due to burst water mainFirefighters were called to a flooded bungalow in Windermere Avenue, Ramsgate after a water main burst outside the property. Crews used a range of specialist equipment to pump water from the...31/08/2015 02:4231/08/2015 06:456
Derelict building fire - GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a derelict building fire on Spring Vale, Greenhithe. Crews used breathing apparatus along with hose reel jets to tackle the single story building...19/09/2015 17:0319/09/2015 22:016
Maidstone-fire in derelict buildingKFRS crews are fighting a fire in a derelict school building in Brewer Street, Maidstone. The building was well alight and six engines and a height vehicle are in attendance with crews to tackle the...26/09/2015 00:00 6
Barn fire in Sandhurst, CranbrookUPDATE: 4.00pm Attendance has now been scaled down to two fire engines and a water unit. Crews are using hose reels to damp down remaining hot spots. An ambulance was required at the scene for four...29/09/2015 11:3529/09/2015 18:296
Edenbridge flat fireKFRS crews attended a fire in a fourth floor flat in a six floor block in Wayside Drive, Edenbridge. Six fire engines were at the scene and firefighters used breathing apparatus and two main jets to...16/10/2015 02:3516/10/2015 06:436
Fire at an Edenbridge public houseUPDATE 9am: Fire crews spent several hours fighting a fire at a pub in Uckfield Lane, Hever during the early hours of this morning. At the height of the fire six fire engines and an aerial appliance...21/10/2015 01:2421/10/2015 06:116
Firefighters tackle roof fire in oast house near CranbrookSUN 6 1530: Fire is now out and duty of care has been handed to owner. Fire investigation continues tomorrow (Monday 7 Dec) SUN 6 0900: All persons were accounted for. The property has been left...05/12/2015 22:5606/12/2015 08:536
Crews tackle fire in a flat - Herne Bay1530: Fire is now out, duty of care left with owners. 0930: Incident has now been reduced to one pump after crews managed to bring the fire under control. The first floor (flat) and roof have...06/12/2015 04:1006/12/2015 08:346
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