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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
Firefighters tackle field fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire in Burham Road, Rochester. Crews arrived to find the field of manure and straw well alight. The field was adjacent to a large field of...03/08/2018 23:1004/08/2018 14:593
Large field fire on SheppeyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire on Harty Ferry Road, Leysdown-on-sea. Firefighters worked with the landowner to manage the fire and allow it to burn in a controlled way....03/08/2018 16:4703/08/2018 19:384
Fire in industrial unit, MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire inside an industrial unit on Westwood Industrial Estate in Margate. Crews found smoke issuing from the building on arrival. Firefighters entered the...03/08/2018 16:4103/08/2018 17:122
Firefighters tackle cut corn field near SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire involving cut corn on the Eynsford Road in Crockenhill near Swanley. Four fire engines were sent to the scene. Crews used beaters and...03/08/2018 16:1703/08/2018 17:554
Firefighters tackle field fire in SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire in Alder Way, Swanley. Crews used using beaters to tackle the blaze which involved around 150 square metres of grassland. There were no...03/08/2018 14:3803/08/2018 15:372
Firefighters tackle wheelie bin fire in SelsteadKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a large number of wheelie bins on fire at a farm on Canterbury Road, Selstead. Crews arrived to find around thirty wheelie bins well alight...03/08/2018 13:5603/08/2018 15:142
Standing corn alight near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire involving standing corn in Upstreet near Sarre. Five fire engines were sent to the fire and crews worked hard to contain the fire in very...03/08/2018 13:4603/08/2018 15:515
Large field fire in LongfieldUpdate 4pm Fire crews are still at the scene of a large field fire in Longfield. Two hectares of grass and undergrowth are still alight but steady progress is being made using an all terrain...02/08/2018 14:3602/08/2018 16:294
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its drone in Lowfield Street, Dartford, to assist with an ongoing incident. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference: 19802/08/2018 12:1702/08/2018 14:400
Derelict building fire - DartfordUPDATE: 10:10am - 3/7/2018 The fire was fully extinguished by crews at 7.25pm last night and a full search of the five properties carried out. The single storey building, previously used as shops...02/08/2018 05:2602/08/2018 19:256
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