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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
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 08:35 20
Update: Fire at industrial estate in AshfordUpdate at 16.15 on 18 September Firefighting work is now complete at Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate, in Ashford, with the remaining crews expected to leave the scene shortly. The advice to close...15/09/2020 15:1518/09/2020 12:25 15
Update: Commercial building fire in MaidstoneUpdate 19.40: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a fire at a nightclub and restaurant in Week Street, Maidstone. Crews have now left the area and an investigation to determine...14/07/2021 02:3614/07/2021 18:29Week Street, Maidstone15
Shop alight in Maidstone6.30am Update Maidstone Fire Firefighters have made good progress in tackling this very large fire which has affected four shops in Week Street, Maidstone. Fifteen crews were at the scene at the...08/06/2015 02:06  15
LATEST UPDATE: Flat fire at Holborough LakesUPDATE: Snodland fire investigation 9am (22 September) The extent of damage following the fire at Holborough Lakes on Saturday 16 September, has meant that the ability to carry out physical...16/09/2017 06:4817/09/2017 14:46 15
Update: Large fire at site in AshfordUpdate at 09.05 on 16/09/2021 Firefighting work has now finished at the scene of a fire at a National Grid site in Church Lane, Sellindge near Ashford. Crews have now left the scene and duty...15/09/2021 00:3215/09/2021 21:21Ashford12
Cut corn field fire near Ashford Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a cut corn field fire in Hamstreet Road, Shadoxhurst near Ashford. Twelve fire engines and a bulk water carrier are on scene working to put the fire out....31/07/2020 16:5801/08/2020 04:16 12
Update: Supermarket fire in FolkestoneFinal update at 08:30 on 09/11/18: Kent Fire and Rescue Service is satisfied that the fire is fully extinguished, and duty of care has been handed over to a representative of Morrisons....08/11/2018 07:3409/11/2018 08:14 12
Update: Commercial building fire in SittingbourneUpdate at 00.05 on 27 September 2021: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a fire at a commercial premises in West Lane, Sittingbourne. The earlier advice to close windows and...25/09/2021 19:0626/09/2021 23:44West Lane, Sittingbourne11
Update: Commercial building fire in HooUpdate: 10:45am 7 September Firefighting operations at the scene of an industrial unit fire on Vicarage Lane in Hoo, concluded yesterday at 13:50pm. Crews have systematically worked their way...04/09/2020 04:3006/09/2020 13:50 10
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