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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
Grass fire on Dartford HeathKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a grass fire on Dartford Heath, near Shepherds Lane. Four fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets and main jets to extinguish the...23/06/2020 14:3023/06/2020 15:414
NotificationKFRS is flying its drone for training purposes in the Tovil area of Maidstone. For privacy concerns contact us quoting ref. 2253.22/06/2020 15:1522/06/2020 15:460
Man rescued after falling into quarryKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a person that had fallen approximately 100 feet into a quarry in Chatham. Fire crews, the technical rescue team, and the specialist line rescue...21/06/2020 03:3021/06/2020 05:532
Update: Fire in a thatched property in BirchingtonUpdate: The fire within a thatched property in Minnis Road, Birchington, is now out, and there are no reported injuries. The blaze is believed to have started due to an electrical fault....20/06/2020 15:0820/06/2020 17:497
Fire in derelict community centre in NorthfleetKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a derelict community centre in Northfleet, Gravesend. Two fire engines attended the scene in Wallis Park and crews wearing breathing apparatus...18/06/2020 23:5419/06/2020 00:452
Fire in workshop building - Aldington near AshfordAround 30 firefighters have dealt with a fire in a single-storey workshop building in Aldington near Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire using a combination of high-pressure...18/06/2020 15:5018/06/2020 20:226
Shed alight near SevenoaksKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a shed alight in High Street, Seal near Sevenoaks. One fire engine attended and crews extinguished the fire which had also spread to fencing. There were no...17/06/2020 06:2117/06/2020 06:381
Bin store fire in Godfrey Walk, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a bin store alight in Godfrey Walk, Ashford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze. It’s believed a...17/06/2020 01:0317/06/2020 01:332
Agricultural building fire in LaddingfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an agricultural building alight in Darman Lane, Laddingford. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames. No...16/06/2020 22:5017/06/2020 01:232
Fire in flats - MaidstoneOne person has been treated for the effects of breathing in smoke following a fire in a block of flats in Wallis Avenue, Maidstone. Two flats within the building were involved in the fire....15/06/2020 18:2115/06/2020 20:533
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