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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
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
Firefighters tackle grass fire near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a grass fire on Round Hill near the Park Farm area of Folkestone. Firefighters are tackling the fire and making good progress. The incident...06/04/2018 17:1706/04/2018 18:276
Fire in building annexe caused by an electrical appliance - Womenswold near CanterburyFirefighters were alerted by a passing motorist to smoke and flames issuing from the annexe of a single-storey building in The Street, Womenswold, near Canterbury. Upon arrival, crews wearing...11/04/2018 19:2411/04/2018 20:376
House fire in High Street, FarninghamUpdate 9am One fire engine is still at the scene of a house fire which broke out at around 10.30pm (Saturday) in the High Street, Farningham. At the height of the blaze six fire engines and a...14/04/2018 22:2815/04/2018 12:236
Update (3) on Sevenoaks house firesUPDATE (3) 2pm Attendance to this incident was reduced to three fire engines at 12.38pm and to one fire engine at 1.44pm. One crew remains at the scene making final check tot he properties. All...02/05/2018 08:51 6
UPDATE: Crews making good progress at recycling centre fire - AshfordUpdate at 1205, 10/05/18: Fire engines at the scene have now been reduced from four to two, and firefighters are damping down and turning over remaining hot spots....10/05/2018 03:2010/05/2018 12:076
Kitchen fire at student accommodationFirefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire at student accommodation in Blake Avenue, Gillingham. When crews arrived, the four-storey building had been fully evacuated and everyone was...17/05/2018 13:1217/05/2018 13:486
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
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