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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
Update: Workshop fire in SittingbourneUpdate at 07:00 on 07/11/18: Fire crews remain on the scene damping down hotspots. The advice for residents to close windows and doors has been lifted, and the section of the A2 London Road that...07/11/2018 01:4407/11/2018 10:556
House fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a house fire in Barnfield, Herne Bay. Firefighters have been working hard to contain the fire. All occupants have been accounted for. Firefighters...26/10/2018 15:3426/10/2018 21:406
Update: Ashford barn fireUPDATE: 10.15am 8/11/18 Attendance to a large fire involving three barns was reduced to two fire engines at around 7.30am this morning. Crews are caring out a watching brief, which is expected to...07/11/2018 19:3310/11/2018 08:316
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
Latest update: Firefighters tackling a blaze in a building near West MallingUpdate at 20:30: Firefighters remain at the scene of a fire involving a derelict house in Teston Road, Offham. Three fire engines are in attendance and Teston Road is closed. There were no...03/04/2019 14:1304/04/2019 23:096
Roof fire in Lynsted near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the roof of a property in Lynsted Lane, Lynsted near Sittingbourne. On arrival crews were faced with a well developed fire in the roof of a...12/04/2019 15:5512/04/2019 17:296
Update: Fire crews tackle property fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate at 5pm: Firefighting operations are now complete at a property in Lansdowne Road, Tunbridge Wells, and the cause is being investigated. ..................... Update at...04/06/2019 10:5404/06/2019 14:146
Fire in industrial unit in ChathamUpdate: 18:10 on 06/06/19 The incident has been scaled back to two fire engines and crews are expected to remain at the scene overnight to monitor remaining hotspots. Smoke coming from the site...06/06/2019 11:0307/06/2019 08:296
Large fire at farm near Dartford7.30am - LATEST The fire has now been extinguished and the warning for residents to keep windows and doors closed has been lifted. The quick actions of the firefighters to tackle the rubbish fire...13/04/2019 21:3314/04/2019 06:486
Fire in workshop building - Aldington near AshfordAround 30 firefighters have dealt with a fire in a single-storey workshop building in Aldington near Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire using a combination of high-pressure...18/06/2020 15:5018/06/2020 20:226
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