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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
Scrap metal fire in Medway2.50pm UPDATE: Five fire engines and around 20 firefighters are still at the scene of a fire on the Medway City Estate in Strood. Crews worked hard to bring the incident under control by midday. It...27/10/2017 10:3127/10/2017 19:526
House and garage fire in BirchingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Wilbrough Road, Birchington. On arrival crews found a single storey property well alight. The fire is believed to have started in the double...31/03/2017 17:2431/03/2017 21:356
Crews tackle a large fire involving two houses in Tonbridge09:00 Update - Seven people, including 1 child were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene of the fire, four were taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution and three were advised to visit the...26/11/2017 02:2126/11/2017 06:036
Large roof fire - New RomneyUPDATE: 8.15am Fire crews remain at the scene of a fire in a clubhouse on a holiday village in New Romney. At the height of the fire around 35 firefighters, six fire engines, a command support...22/12/2017 04:14 6
Standing corn fire in StockburyUpdate 9.30pm Approximately 10 acres of standing corn was destroyed by fire in fields adjacent to Fimbury Lane and Yelsted Lane, Stockbury near Sittingbourne. Kent Fire and Rescue Service's...15/07/2018 18:4015/07/2018 20:136
Update on Biddenden oasthouse fireUpdate 10.30am Firefighting operations have concluded at an oasthouse in Fosten Green, Biddenden. Attendance was reduced to one fire engine at 6am this morning (13 July) and crews completed damping...12/07/2018 23:50 6
Final update: Dartford grassland fireFinal update at 22:15 The request for windows and doors to be closed has now been lifted. Firefighting operations are complete. .......................... Update at 21:30 Firefighters...14/07/2018 19:1114/07/2018 21:456
Shrubland and standing corn fire in HawleyFirefighters responded to scrubland and standing corn that was alight in a field adjacent to Shirehall Road, Hawley (Dartford). Six fire engines were at the scene after being alerted to the blaze at...19/07/2018 19:3819/07/2018 20:516
Update: Firefighting concluded at Smarden blaze LATEST UPDATE: 9.30am 25/07/18 Firefighting has concluded at the mattress recycling facility fire in Smarden Business Estate. Crews left the scene just after 4pm yesterday (24 July) and crew...22/07/2018 11:3524/07/2018 16:136
Derelict building fire - DartfordUPDATE: 10:10am - 3/7/2018 The fire was fully extinguished by crews at 7.25pm last night and a full search of the five properties carried out. The single storey building, previously used as shops...02/08/2018 05:2602/08/2018 19:256
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