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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
Chevening thatched cottage fire1.30pm - Fire crews have extinguished a blaze, which destroyed a thatched cottage. Two fire engines remain at the property damping down and the cause of the fire is not yet known. Four men suffered...15/01/2016 07:3715/01/2016 13:306
Firefighters tackle derelict nightclub fire in FolkestoneLATEST - 7:45am Remain crews are now damping down at Marine Gardens. An investigation into the fire will take place later today. UPDATE - 5:45am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still on the scene...08/03/2016 21:04 6
Fire in an industrial unit in IwadeFirefighters are in attendance at a fire involving a dryer machine in the ground floor of a large industrial unit at Ridham Dock, Iwade. Crews in breathing apparatus used a thermal imaging camera to...18/05/2016 13:20 6
Fire at derelict pub in MargateFirefighters tackled a large fire in a three storey derelict building, formerly used as a public house. Initially it was thought that there may be people inside, so crews wearing breathing apparatus...06/06/2015 18:2206/06/2015 20:546
Firefighters tackle large fire - Bysing Wood Road, FavershamUPDATE (Wednesday 10.6.15) - 08:42 Crews remained at the scene using a Coldcut firefighting system to fire a superfine mist on the remaining smouldering wood stacks to lower the temperature. The...09/06/2015 16:4009/06/2015 19:326
Firefighters tackle large fire in flats - AshfordUPDATE: 9.05pm Fire crews remain at the scene of a large fire in flats in Oak Tree Road, Ashford. The fire was extinguished by 7.32pm and firefighters are currently damping down and extinguishing...15/06/2015 15:4515/06/2015 19:326
House fire in SwanleyUPDATE: 10:10 Attendance at this incident has now been scaled down to three fire engines, while crews continue to damp down and turn over remaining hotspots in the affected...15/06/2015 08:19 6
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
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