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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
Fuel tank fire - Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of an industrial diesel tank alight. A number of calls came into 999 fire control after a loud bang could be heard and a large plume of dark...01/12/2018 12:5703/12/2018 15:496
Update: Four storey building fire in Dartford.Update at 09:00 on 10/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to one fire engine. There is restricted access outside the NatWest building in the high street, however the rest of the road is open...09/12/2018 20:35 6
Dutch barns alight in LenhamFirefighters were called to deal with a fire in two dutch barns containing bailed straw. Firefighters used compress air foam on an adjacent brick barn to help prevent the fire spreading. The straw...24/08/2015 23:56 6
Ramsgate bungalow flooded due to burst water mainFirefighters were called to a flooded bungalow in Windermere Avenue, Ramsgate after a water main burst outside the property. Crews used a range of specialist equipment to pump water from the...31/08/2015 02:4231/08/2015 06:456
Derelict building fire - GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a derelict building fire on Spring Vale, Greenhithe. Crews used breathing apparatus along with hose reel jets to tackle the single story building...19/09/2015 17:0319/09/2015 22:016
Maidstone-fire in derelict buildingKFRS crews are fighting a fire in a derelict school building in Brewer Street, Maidstone. The building was well alight and six engines and a height vehicle are in attendance with crews to tackle the...26/09/2015 00:00 6
Barn fire in Sandhurst, CranbrookUPDATE: 4.00pm Attendance has now been scaled down to two fire engines and a water unit. Crews are using hose reels to damp down remaining hot spots. An ambulance was required at the scene for four...29/09/2015 11:3529/09/2015 18:296
Edenbridge flat fireKFRS crews attended a fire in a fourth floor flat in a six floor block in Wayside Drive, Edenbridge. Six fire engines were at the scene and firefighters used breathing apparatus and two main jets to...16/10/2015 02:3516/10/2015 06:436
Fire at an Edenbridge public houseUPDATE 9am: Fire crews spent several hours fighting a fire at a pub in Uckfield Lane, Hever during the early hours of this morning. At the height of the fire six fire engines and an aerial appliance...21/10/2015 01:2421/10/2015 06:116
Firefighters tackle roof fire in oast house near CranbrookSUN 6 1530: Fire is now out and duty of care has been handed to owner. Fire investigation continues tomorrow (Monday 7 Dec) SUN 6 0900: All persons were accounted for. The property has been left...05/12/2015 22:5606/12/2015 08:536
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