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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 fire in LintonFirefighters are currently dealing with a fire in the roof of a two-storey period cottage in Linton Hill, Linton, near Maidstone. Six fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier are in...11/06/2017 15:4711/06/2017 19:546
Smoke warning due to boatyard fire in FavershamUPDATE 7:25am Attendance at a large fire in at a Faversham boat yard has been reduced to two fire engines and crews continue to use ground monitors to cool cylinders on the site and damp down...14/09/2017 01:3614/09/2017 12:256
Northfleet fire derelict leisure centreUpdate: 9.25am It is understood that the majority of the families affected by last night’s fire in Northfleet have now returned to their homes. Nearby homes were evacuated due to the large black...22/08/2017 18:3123/08/2017 03:406
Roof fire in TudeleyUPDATE 14:20: Firefighters remain at the scene of a fire affecting a large oast house in Tudeley Lane, Tudeley. On arrival crews were faced with a significant fire involving the whole roof of the...07/09/2017 12:0107/09/2017 21:046
Thatch fire LeavelandKFRS crews have been dealing with a fire in a thatched property in Leaveland, Faversham. On arrival they found smoke coming from the roof. Firefighters using breathing apparatus to fight the fire...30/04/2017 10:13 6
Maidstone flat fireKFRS firefighters were called to a fire in a flat in James Whatman Way, Maidstone. Crews rescued a man who was given into the care of the ambulance service. They used breathing apparatus and a...30/04/2017 17:1930/04/2017 18:056
Thatch property fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to a fire in a large thatched property in Stelling Minnis at 2.44am. The occupants were at home and noticed the smoke, so immediately phoned KFRS’...08/05/2017 02:4408/05/2017 05:106
Update: Margate pub fire now under control and safety warning to residents liftedUPDATE 12:55 pm: Kent Fire and Rescue Service has scaled down its attendance to a fire at a disused public house in Holly Lane, Margate. A warning to residents to keep windows and doors closed due to...16/04/2017 08:4016/04/2017 16:086
Latest update: Shop fire in FavershamUPDATE 8am (20 April): Firefighters remained at the scene of a large fire involving a vacant shop premises in Preston Street throughout the night, damping down remaining hotspots and checking...19/04/2017 21:0220/04/2017 08:166
Fire in Maidstone apartment blockKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Miller Heights in Lower Stone Street in Maidstone, where there was a fire in the electrical cupboard of an apartment on the 10th floor of the property....19/02/2017 18:2419/02/2017 19:596
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