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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
Firefighters tackle derelict nightclub fire in FolkestoneLATEST - 7:45am Remain crews are now damping down at Marine Gardens. An investigation into the fire will take place later today. UPDATE - 5:45am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still on the scene...08/03/2016 21:04 6
Fire in an industrial unit in IwadeFirefighters are in attendance at a fire involving a dryer machine in the ground floor of a large industrial unit at Ridham Dock, Iwade. Crews in breathing apparatus used a thermal imaging camera to...18/05/2016 13:20 6
Fire at derelict pub in MargateFirefighters tackled a large fire in a three storey derelict building, formerly used as a public house. Initially it was thought that there may be people inside, so crews wearing breathing apparatus...06/06/2015 18:2206/06/2015 20:546
Firefighters tackle large fire - Bysing Wood Road, FavershamUPDATE (Wednesday 10.6.15) - 08:42 Crews remained at the scene using a Coldcut firefighting system to fire a superfine mist on the remaining smouldering wood stacks to lower the temperature. The...09/06/2015 16:4009/06/2015 19:326
Firefighters tackle large fire in flats - AshfordUPDATE: 9.05pm Fire crews remain at the scene of a large fire in flats in Oak Tree Road, Ashford. The fire was extinguished by 7.32pm and firefighters are currently damping down and extinguishing...15/06/2015 15:4515/06/2015 19:326
House fire in SwanleyUPDATE: 10:10 Attendance at this incident has now been scaled down to three fire engines, while crews continue to damp down and turn over remaining hotspots in the affected...15/06/2015 08:19 6
Large countryside fire in SwanleySix fire engines and a bulk water carrier are currently at the scene of a fire in a large area of grassland, undergrowth and woodland in Hockenden Lane, Swanley. Fire crews are working hard to...18/07/2015 18:4418/07/2015 20:286
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
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