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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.

Incident
Update: Alkham standing corn fire
Incident details
UPDATE: 6.50pm 
 
A fire involving approximately 200 hectares of cornfields in Alkham Valley, near Dover has been brought under control. Early advice to residents to keep windows and doors closed as a precaution has now been lifted. Fire crews are now damping down and turning over remaining hotspots. Firefighting resources are expected to be scaled down shortly. There are no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is not yet known. 
 
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Firefighters are dealing with a fire involving a large area of standing corn in Alkham Valley, near Dover. Ten fire engines are in attendance and crews are using jets to bring the fire under control. People are being advised to avoid the area and residents are being advised to keep windows and doors closed as a promotion while this incident is being dealt with.  
Start date and time
25/07/2018 15:32
Stop date and time
25/07/2018 17:23
Number of fire engines
10
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