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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
Electrical fire in RainhamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a commercial property in Motney Hill Road, Rainham. Four fire engines and a Technical Rescue team were sent to the scene....16/07/2020 11:2316/07/2020 14:114
Iwade residents advised to close winsows and doors due to smokeUpdate: Firefighting work is complete at the scene of a fire in Raspberry Hill Lane, Iwade, near Sittingbourne. Four fire engines attended and crews used hose reels and a light portable pump...16/07/2020 02:1616/07/2020 10:084
Shed fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a large shed on the property of a home in Stonehall Road, Lydden near Dover. On arrival crews found a large shed well alight; using a hose...12/07/2020 12:5112/07/2020 13:153
Fire in boiler room of Folkestone hotelKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a hotel in Marine Parade, Folkestone. Due to the fire being located on the 13th floor of the building; eight fire engines were sent to the...11/07/2020 19:0211/07/2020 20:448
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in Gravesend. For privacy queries contact us quoting ref. 816. 09/07/2020 11:2209/07/2020 11:500
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in Swanscombe. For privacy queries contact us quoting ref. 816.09/07/2020 10:3809/07/2020 10:570
Outbuilding fire in Newnham, near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an outbuilding alight at a commercial premises in Sharsted Hill, in Newnham, near Sittingbourne. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reels to...07/07/2020 20:4407/07/2020 21:422
Woodland fire off the A21 near PemburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of woodland alight off the A21 near Pembury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used a hose reel, drag rakes and beaters to...07/07/2020 20:3607/07/2020 21:502
Sheds alight in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Sovereign Terrace in Ashford to multiple sheds and fences alight. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to put out the fire. 07/07/2020 17:5207/07/2020 18:323
Person rescued from crash in Littlebourne, CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving three vehicles in High Street, Littlebourne, near Canterbury. Three fire engines attended and crews stabilised a car which was on its...06/07/2020 08:2706/07/2020 09:163
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