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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
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
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
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