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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
Standing corn fire in StockburyUpdate 9.30pm Approximately 10 acres of standing corn was destroyed by fire in fields adjacent to Fimbury Lane and Yelsted Lane, Stockbury near Sittingbourne. Kent Fire and Rescue Service's...15/07/2018 18:4015/07/2018 20:136
Derelict building fire - DartfordUPDATE: 10:10am - 3/7/2018 The fire was fully extinguished by crews at 7.25pm last night and a full search of the five properties carried out. The single storey building, previously used as shops...02/08/2018 05:2602/08/2018 19:256
Rodmersham standing corn fire Update 5.20pm Fire crews used main jets, hose reels and water supplemented from a hydrant to successfully extinguish the fire just before 5pm. The cause of the fire is not yet known but if you’re...04/08/2018 14:5304/08/2018 16:526
Derelict building fire - DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Lowfield Street, Dartford to smoke issuing from a derelict building. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets, fogspikes and positive pressure...10/06/2018 17:1110/06/2018 18:396
Update: Paddock Wood fire (2)UPDATE: 2.30pm Attendance at a fire involving an industrial unit in Eldon Way, Paddock Wood has been scaled down to three fire engines. Earlier precautionary safety advice to residents and...25/06/2018 03:16 6
Update on fire in New Ash GreenUpdate: 8.25pm Firefighting operations are now complete. The earlier warn and inform message about the closure of windows and doors has been cancelled. Update: 5pm Four fire engines and a...03/07/2018 13:5703/07/2018 20:196
Barn fire near Canterbury Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at an agricultural barn overnight in North Stream Marshside, near Canterbury. Six fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier attended the scene....09/07/2018 23:2510/07/2018 07:316
Update on Biddenden oasthouse fireUpdate 10.30am Firefighting operations have concluded at an oasthouse in Fosten Green, Biddenden. Attendance was reduced to one fire engine at 6am this morning (13 July) and crews completed damping...12/07/2018 23:50 6
Final update: Dartford grassland fireFinal update at 22:15 The request for windows and doors to be closed has now been lifted. Firefighting operations are complete. .......................... Update at 21:30 Firefighters...14/07/2018 19:1114/07/2018 21:456
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
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