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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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
Shed and fence fire in NorthfleetKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fence fire on Aspdin Road in Northfleet. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a shed, fence and large tree alight....24/02/2021 18:2424/02/2021 19:112
Update: Roof fire near SwanscombeUpdate: 16:30 Firefighting operations at the scene of a roof fire on Southfleet Road near Swanscombe are complete and the fire is now out. Crews used hose reel jets and a height vehicle to...23/02/2021 11:0223/02/2021 15:576
Update: Rubbish fire in SittingbourneUpdate: 3:30am Firefighting operations at the scene of a rubbish fire on Swale Way in Sittingbourne are complete, and the fire is now out. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to...22/02/2021 01:1222/02/2021 03:012
Kitchen fire in Gillingham Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the kitchen of a commercial property on Brompton Road in Gillingham. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to smoke issuing...21/02/2021 15:4821/02/2021 16:343
Chimney fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney fire on The Freehold, Tonbridge. One fire engine was sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used chimney gear to...20/02/2021 20:1920/02/2021 21:251
Outbuilding fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an outbuilding alight on Crow Drive in Halstead, Sevenoaks. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and the building was well alight on...19/02/2021 18:1619/02/2021 18:583
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Barham area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 1317.17/02/2021 20:4021/02/2021 21:000
Vehicle crash in HartleyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a single-car crash on Ash Road in Hartley, near Longfield. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used small tools and hydraulic...16/02/2021 05:0916/02/2021 06:003
Fire in outbuildings near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service tackled a fire affecting a group of outbuildings on Granary Court Road in Smeeth, Ashford. Four fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to the scene, and crews...16/02/2021 02:0916/02/2021 08:264
Lorry fire on A2, near Bean, DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a lorry alight on the A2 coast-bound carriageway, near Bean, Dartford. Three fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended, and crews wearing...15/02/2021 15:0715/02/2021 16:044
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