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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
Car fire spreads to standing corn in SheldwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car fire on the A251 between North Street and Sheldwich at 5.49pm. Fire crews were quickly on the scene to find that the fire had spread from...25/07/2019 17:4925/07/2019 18:202
Field fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a field fire in Wormshill in Sittingbourne. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to approximately four hectares of field...25/07/2019 15:0225/07/2019 16:084
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
Grass fire in Mote ParkKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to approximately three acres of grass and undergrowth alight in Mote Park in Maidstone. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used an extended...25/07/2019 12:1425/07/2019 13:574
Large area of vegetation alight in SturryFirefighters were called to reports of vegetation and Shrubbery alight in Herne Bay Road, Sturry. Three fire engines were sent and crews operated a water shuttle to put the fire out.24/07/2019 19:3124/07/2019 21:173
Standing corn fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called at 6.21pm to Plumstone Road, Acol, Birchington to a standing corn fire that was spreading quickly. The fire involved an area about the size of two football...24/07/2019 18:2124/07/2019 18:482
Around 30 tonnes of bailed paper alight in SnodlandKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a fire involving around 30 tonnes of bailed paper in Mill Lane, Snodland. KFRS’ Emergency Control Centre was alerted to the blaze at 5.10pm...24/07/2019 17:1024/07/2019 20:235
Grassland fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a grassland fire on Joyce Green Lane in Dartford. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find a large amount of...24/07/2019 14:0724/07/2019 16:274
Undergrowth fire near LyddUpdate: 15:00pm 26 July 2019 All firefighting operations have been completed on the Lydd Ranges and the fire is now out. Crews have left the scene and duty of care has been handed back to the...23/07/2019 16:5426/07/2019 08:3520
Standing corn field fire near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a standing corn field fire next to Shrubbery Road, Dartford. Crews extinguished the fire and there were no reported casualties. The cause isn't clear at...23/07/2019 16:5223/07/2019 17:575
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