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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
Out of control bonfire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Harcourt Drive in Canterbury after a bonfire in the back garden of a home, became out of control, spreading to nearby bins, a hedge and a car. One fire...07/09/2019 15:2507/09/2019 15:491
Caravan fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Maidstone Road in Sutton Valence, near Maidstone, to reports of a caravan alight in the middle of the road. Two fire engines attended and crews used two...06/09/2019 20:3406/09/2019 20:592
House fire in RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Carnation Road, Rochester, to reports of a house fire. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish...06/09/2019 07:1406/09/2019 08:312
Man freed from car following crash in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a road traffic collision involving three cars on Green Lane in Marden, Tonbridge. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to one male...05/09/2019 08:5705/09/2019 09:332
UPDATE: Haystack fire near CranbrookUPDATE at 0850 on 5 September: The earlier advice for people living near to Wittersham Road, Wittersham near Cranbrook, to close windows and doors due to smoke has been...03/09/2019 23:4805/09/2019 02:291
Large area of rubbish on fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of approximately 200 square metres of rubbish alight in Abbey Road, Dover. Three fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...03/09/2019 21:0304/09/2019 00:003
Field fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently responding to a field fire on Ford Road in Herne Bay. Four fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle have been sent to the scene to tackle the fire, which has...03/09/2019 15:0903/09/2019 17:194
Agricultural building fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an agricultural building full of crops alight on Marle Place Road in Tonbridge. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to the single...03/09/2019 14:2803/09/2019 16:293
Outbuildings alight in FavershamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to four outbuildings alight on Lees Court Road in Faversham. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a double garage, greenhouse and...03/09/2019 13:3203/09/2019 14:242
UPDATE: M25 lorry fire between junction 5 and 4 anticlockwiseUPDATE at 12:50: Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used main jets to fully extinguish the smoldering waste. For road closure updates please refer to Highways...03/09/2019 09:1103/09/2019 12:142
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