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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
Field of cut corn alight in LongfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field of cut corn well alight in Longfield Road, Longfield. At the height of the fire, six fire engines, a bulk water carrier and around 24 firefighters...30/07/2020 17:0730/07/2020 19:356
Large corn field fire in GillinghamUpdate at 09:40 on 31 July: Firefighters worked to tackle the blaze, and wind caused the fire to spread to pine trees and outbuildings. Crews used compressed air foam to prevent fire spread to...30/07/2020 15:5730/07/2020 21:1210
Cornfield fire in SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a cornfield alight on Bowzell Road in Sevenoaks. Two fire engines were in attendance, and crews arrived to find the fire had spread to around one...30/07/2020 12:1030/07/2020 12:522
Utility room fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to St Mildred’s Avenue in Birchington to reports of a fire in a utility room. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel...29/07/2020 20:3529/07/2020 20:572
Crop field fire in EastchurchKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a field alight on Leysdown Road in Eastchurch, Sheppey. Four fire engines were sent to the scene, along with an all-terrain-vehicle, and crews...29/07/2020 13:5229/07/2020 15:004
Crews remove car roof to free casualty following Blue Bell Hill crashKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a three-vehicle crash on the A229 Blue Bell Hill, Chatham, near the Lord Lees roundabout. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment...29/07/2020 12:3729/07/2020 13:272
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Garage fire in GillinghamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Fairview Avenue in Gillingham, to a garage and tree alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a...29/07/2020 03:4529/07/2020 04:302
Out of control bonfire in West MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Broadwater Road in West Malling to reports of an out of control bonfire, with flames spreading to grass and bushes in strong winds. One fire engine and a...28/07/2020 17:2828/07/2020 18:411
Smoking materials spark bedroom fire in TonbridgePLEASE NOTE: Corrected address. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bedroom fire in Farm Lane, Tonbridge. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel...27/07/2020 15:3327/07/2020 16:443
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