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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 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
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
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