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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
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 08:3520
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 14:4615
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 08:1412
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 16:58 12
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
Update: Industrial building fire in Rochester Update: 11:20am Firefighting operations on Clipper Close in Rochester have now been completed, and duty of care has been handed back to the land owner. There were no reported injuries and the...27/05/2020 02:2927/05/2020 10:5110
UPDATE: Dartford warehouse fireUPDATE: 20:00 on 17/10/2018 The fire has been fully extinguished and responsibility of the site has now been handed back to the responsible person on site. Update at 14:30 on 15/10/18: The...11/10/2018 05:4617/10/2018 18:0610
Update: Fire above shop in Biddenden near AshfordUpdate at 6pm The fire is now out and the High Street is now open. Update at 12noon on 17/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to four fire engines as good progress continues to be made....17/12/2018 05:3017/12/2018 15:5310
Timber yard fire in HildenboroughLATEST: 2:30PM Monday 27 May 2019 All firefighting operations have been completed and the fire is now out. Property has been left in the care of owner. The road closures around Gaza Trading Estate...26/05/2019 18:5827/05/2019 13:2010
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