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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 grass fire at QueenboroughKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large grass fire on marshland near Manor Road, Queenborough. Firefighters used beaters and portable firefighting equipment to tackle the flames. Around...02/03/2017 13:5102/03/2017 15:466
Warehouse fire - StroodUPDATE 0820 The incident will shortly be reduced to one fire engine and residents in the locality are advised that they no longer need to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution. The cause of...26/10/2016 05:27 6
Single storey derelict building fire - SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a single storey derelict building fire on Hollytree Avenue, Swanley. The fire was in the roof space of the building, crews wearing breathing...20/11/2016 16:10 6
Pub fire Hooden on HillUpdate Firefighters have brought the fire under control. Crews wearing breathing apparatus are undertaking salvage at the front of the building and damping down the area. The fire has mainly been...27/11/2016 10:4927/11/2016 16:316
House fire in Minster-on-SeaUpdate: 17:30 Attendance has been scaled down to three fire engines at a bungalow in Highfield Road, Minster-on-Sea, that has been severely damaged by a fire. The fire, which is believed to be...26/12/2016 14:4526/12/2016 18:056
Flat fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire in a 12th floor flat in Newcastle Hill, Ramsgate. Fire crews went into the tower block wearing breathing apparatus with three...06/07/2016 20:2506/07/2016 21:136
Firefighters tackling fire at Sheppey nature reserveUPDATE: 4.30pm Firefighters have now surrounded the fire at Elmley Nature Reserve and crews remain on the scene using the all terrain vehicle damping down a large area of undergrowth. Kent Fire...20/07/2016 13:5220/07/2016 16:256
Crews tackle a lorry fire involving 20 tonnes of hay on M2UPDATE 8.30pm Fire is now out and the lorry, completely destroyed by fire, has been removed from the M2. 20 tonnes of hay was also destroyed. UPDATE 4.40pm Kent Fire and Rescue Service is...22/07/2016 10:1522/07/2016 20:196
Significant flooding in Ightham and Sevenoaks areas.UPDATE: 10.00am Firefighters have scaled down their operations in Ightham after dealing with significant flooding following heavy rainfall yesterday evening. At its height, water levels rose up to...25/06/2016 19:0026/06/2016 08:346
Mobile home fire - BrenzettKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Brenzett, Romney Marsh. When crews arrived the large mobile home was engulfed in flames. Firefighters in...03/07/2016 01:0503/07/2016 03:566
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