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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 grassland fire in SwanscombeFirefighters tackled a large fire in approximately three acres of grassland in Stanhope Road, Swanscombe. Six fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended the scene. Crews used hose reels and...21/07/2015 17:2121/07/2015 18:566
Ramsgate flat fireUPDATE: 26.7.15 9am Fire crews attended a fire in a seventh floor flat last night. Their rapid intervention prevented the incident escalating. The occupant evacuated the property prior to...25/07/2015 21:3225/07/2015 23:436
Thatched roof fire - Wilmington near DartfordUpdate: 8.30am Fire crews successfully contained the blaze to the front section of the roof of the two-storey property, after fire broke out. The property was safely evacuated and there were no...18/11/2014 21:3518/11/2014 23:206
Fire in bin chute of Arlington House - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the bin chute of Arlington House in All Saint's Avenue. Crews used breathing apparatus, the building's internal water distribution system...02/01/2015 15:0102/01/2015 16:466
Channel TunnelKFRS was called to the Channel Tunnel today after a shuttle had been brought to a controlled stop on the French side of the tunnel. KFRS offered support to the French authorities and the stop was...17/01/2015 11:3917/01/2015 17:306
Hoo barge fireFire crews were called to a fire on an eighty foot, 20 tonne, iron Dutch barge that is used as a houseboat. It was moored alongside the jetty at Port Werburgh Residential Marina, Vicarage Lane, Hoo...17/01/2015 03:1717/01/2015 15:416
Firecrews tackling roof fire in Langton GreenUPDATE 10:30am The incident was reduced to three fire engines just before 7pm last night (Wednesday). By 7.50pm crews were making steady progress, cutting away, checking for hot spots and damping...21/01/2015 14:3808/01/2015 08:306
Large fire at scaffolding yard - Sutton-at-Hone near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large fire at a scaffolding yard in Station Road. At its height over 30 firefighters tackled the blaze. Crews used a height vehicle, 3 main jets, a hose...17/02/2015 00:2917/02/2015 11:176
Loft fire - SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the loft space of a single storey property on Grove Hurst Road, Sittingbourne. Crews used breathing apparatus to locate the fire in the roof space...05/04/2015 11:5005/04/2015 15:276
Lyminge outdoor fireKFRS crews were called to a fire on Farthing Common, Lyminge. A combine harvester was alight and crews worked with the farmer to make fire breaks to prevent further spread and to deal with the...07/07/2017 19:0807/07/2017 20:406
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