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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 (3) on Sevenoaks house firesUPDATE (3) 2pm Attendance to this incident was reduced to three fire engines at 12.38pm and to one fire engine at 1.44pm. One crew remains at the scene making final check tot he properties. All...02/05/2018 08:51 6
UPDATE: Crews making good progress at recycling centre fire - AshfordUpdate at 1205, 10/05/18: Fire engines at the scene have now been reduced from four to two, and firefighters are damping down and turning over remaining hot spots....10/05/2018 03:2010/05/2018 12:076
Kitchen fire at student accommodationFirefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire at student accommodation in Blake Avenue, Gillingham. When crews arrived, the four-storey building had been fully evacuated and everyone was...17/05/2018 13:1217/05/2018 13:486
Derelict building fire - DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Lowfield Street, Dartford to smoke issuing from a derelict building. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets, fogspikes and positive pressure...10/06/2018 17:1110/06/2018 18:396
Update: Paddock Wood fire (2)UPDATE: 2.30pm Attendance at a fire involving an industrial unit in Eldon Way, Paddock Wood has been scaled down to three fire engines. Earlier precautionary safety advice to residents and...25/06/2018 03:16 6
Update on fire in New Ash GreenUpdate: 8.25pm Firefighting operations are now complete. The earlier warn and inform message about the closure of windows and doors has been cancelled. Update: 5pm Four fire engines and a...03/07/2018 13:5703/07/2018 20:196
Barn fire near Canterbury Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at an agricultural barn overnight in North Stream Marshside, near Canterbury. Six fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier attended the scene....09/07/2018 23:2510/07/2018 07:316
Update: Crews tackle commercial building fire in Ashford Update at 18:45 The earlier advice for people living and working near Tannery Lane in Ashford to close windows and doors due to smoke, has been lifted. At the height of the fire, which was within...28/10/2019 14:5528/10/2019 19:126
Barn fire in Aldington Update - 8pm 10.11.19 Firefighters have spent the weekend dealing with a fire, which destroyed a barn and around 1000 tonnes of straw. Around 10 tonnes of straw are being allowed to burn under the...08/11/2019 21:2110/11/2019 19:166
Update: Fire in Margate flatsUpdate at 16:15 Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have extinguished the fire in the bin chute, and the building is being ventilated. Two people are being checked over as a precaution by...18/10/2019 14:3518/10/2019 16:066
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