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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
Basement fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the basement of a commercial premises in Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells. Six fire engines attended, including two fire engines from East...28/02/2020 20:0728/02/2020 23:366
House fire in DoverUpdate: 09:10 - Tuesday 10 March 2020 The fire is now out, and sadly a woman has been pronounced dead at the scene. An Urban Search and Rescue Team is in attendance to make the building safe...09/03/2020 19:4510/03/2020 16:546
Fire crews respond to barn fire in MardenUpdate: 12:45pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Marden have now been completed and the site has been handed back to the landowner. One fire engine remained at the scene...15/12/2019 21:2616/12/2019 12:126
Cornfield fire in Chart SuttonUpdate 17:00 Firefighting operations have been completed and the cornfield fire in Chart Sutton is now out. Crews used three main jets and three hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze. There were...25/07/2019 14:4325/07/2019 16:456
Fire in Dover vehicle service garageUpdate 11.05am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still at the scene of a fire in an industrial unit measuring approximately 50m x 20m used as a commercial garage. Fire crews have worked hard to bring...20/07/2019 08:4920/07/2019 13:186
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Bin chute fire at Trove Court, RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Trove Court in Ramsgate following reports of a fire in the rubbish chute. Crews arrived to find a number of properties had self-evacuated. On quick...31/12/2018 18:2931/12/2018 18:576
Fire in Gravesend flatKent Fire and Rescue Service dealt with a fire in a flat on the third floor of the nine storey Gravesham Court in Clarence Row, Gravesend. Due to the height of the building a full response for a...23/11/2018 21:3923/11/2018 22:556
Update: Four storey building fire in Dartford.Update at 09:00 on 10/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to one fire engine. There is restricted access outside the NatWest building in the high street, however the rest of the road is open...09/12/2018 20:3510/12/2018 15:266
Fuel tank fire - Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of an industrial diesel tank alight. A number of calls came into 999 fire control after a loud bang could be heard and a large plume of dark...01/12/2018 12:5701/12/2018 15:496
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