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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
Apple picking containers fire Firefighters were called to a fire involving a large quantity of wooden containers used for apple picking at a farm in Linton Hill, Maidstone. Over 400 containers were involved in the fire. Crews...08/09/2018 19:1208/09/2018 20:522
Latest update: Industrial unit fire in LittlebourneUpdate: 9.00am (08/09/18) Crews continued to deal with a fire in an industrial unit in Jubilee Road, Littlebourne unit overnight. At its height, six fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height...07/09/2018 20:2808/09/2018 13:046
House fire - RamsgateFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have dealt with a blaze in a two-storey house in Clements Road, Ramsgate, after 999 was called by a passerby. Crews used a high-pressure hose reel jet and...06/09/2018 16:0406/09/2018 17:182
Fire in convenience store - Herne BayFire crews have dealt with a fire in a convenience store in Sea Street, Herne Bay. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the flames using a high-pressure hose reel jet, before clearing...06/09/2018 06:2006/09/2018 07:124
Boy rescued as wheelie bin fire spreads to property - FolkestoneA five-year-old boy has been rescued by firefighters after a wheelie bin caught alight against a three-storey property made up of flats in London Street, Folkestone. Crews wearing breathing...06/09/2018 04:3406/09/2018 05:072
Kitchen fire - RochesterFirefighters extinguished a fire in the kitchen of a property in Wilson Avenue, Rochester in the early hours of Thursday 6 August 2018. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet and a...06/09/2018 00:0806/09/2018 01:002
Combine harvester fireFirefighters tackled a fire involving a combine harvester in Paramount Street, Ash, near Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and put out the fire, which destroyed the vehicle, with a hose reel....04/09/2018 08:4304/09/2018 09:522
Bus fire in Paddock WoodFirefighters were called to a fire involving the brakes on bus in Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood. Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire and and a thermal imaging camera to make sure it was...04/09/2018 07:3204/09/2018 08:102
Kitchen fire in AshfordFirefighters attended a fire in a kitchen at a two-storey house in Little Knoll, Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using hose reel, a covering jet an a positive pressure...03/09/2018 16:1603/09/2018 16:582
Lorries alight at truck stop - AshfordFive fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of two articulated lorries alight at a lorry park and service station in Waterbrook Avenue, Ashford. Firefighters wearing breathing...02/09/2018 02:1902/09/2018 06:245
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