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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
Field fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to field of corn stubble and straw alight off of Bottom Pond Road, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used hose reel jets,...03/08/2020 13:2503/08/2020 14:433
Grass and hay bales alight near Tunbridge Wells Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Spray Hill in Lamberhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, to reports of grass and hay bales alight. Three fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended, and...02/08/2020 15:0102/08/2020 16:463
M20 vehicle fire near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a vehicle alight on the M20 between junction 4 for Maidstone and junction 5 for Aylesford. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus...02/08/2020 11:4102/08/2020 12:012
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dartford Area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 66. 01/08/2020 18:24 0
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Shadoxhurst area of Ashford. For privacy queries contact us quoting incident reference 3405.31/07/2020 18:5431/07/2020 19:300
Fire in a field of cut corn near RochesterKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cut corn field fire in Hermitage Lane, Higham near Rochester. Four fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended, and crews extinguished the fire, which...31/07/2020 17:0531/07/2020 19:274
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
Car on its side following crash in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a car on its side on Fiveways Rise, Deal. Crews used hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment to create space within the vehicle to free a casualty inside....30/07/2020 20:3630/07/2020 21:143
Field of cut corn alight in LongfieldKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field of cut corn well alight in Longfield Road, Longfield. At the height of the fire, six fire engines, a bulk water carrier and around 24 firefighters...30/07/2020 17:0730/07/2020 19:356
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
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