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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
Update: Roof fire near SwanscombeUpdate: 16:30 Firefighting operations at the scene of a roof fire on Southfleet Road near Swanscombe are complete and the fire is now out. Crews used hose reel jets and a height vehicle to...23/02/2021 11:0223/02/2021 15:576
Roof fire - Petham near CanterburySix fire engines and around 30 firefighters were sent to reports of the roof of a property alight in Stone Street, Petham, near Canterbury. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using...06/03/2021 17:5006/03/2021 20:416
Crews tackling large building fire in FavershamUpdate - 11.20am Fire crews have left the scene of a large building fire in Faversham, which is believed to have started accidentally. At the height of the fire approximately 35 firefighter, six...08/03/2016 05:0108/03/2016 09:396
Firefighters tackle derelict nightclub fire in FolkestoneLATEST - 7:45am Remain crews are now damping down at Marine Gardens. An investigation into the fire will take place later today. UPDATE - 5:45am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still on the scene...08/03/2016 21:04 6
Chevening thatched cottage fire1.30pm - Fire crews have extinguished a blaze, which destroyed a thatched cottage. Two fire engines remain at the property damping down and the cause of the fire is not yet known. Four men suffered...15/01/2016 07:3715/01/2016 13:306
Building Fire - Faversham.Kent Fire and Rescue Service are currently on scene of a fire on Preston Street, Faversham. There have currently been six pumps sent to this fire. Crews have been using hose reel jets, breathing...02/02/2016 20:5602/02/2016 23:476
Restaurant fire in WyeUPDATE: 4.30pm The fire involving a restaurant in High Street, Wye has been brought under control and crews remain on the scene using a height vehicle to put out remaining hotspots. Swift...01/06/2016 14:2501/06/2016 17:346
Manston industrial unit fireUPDATE: 10.40am (25.5.16) Fire crews left the scene of a fire in a large derelict former mushroom farm at 8.07pm (Tuesday evening). The blaze caused 70 per cent fire and heat damage and 100 per cent...24/05/2016 03:1424/05/2016 20:076
Fire in an industrial unit in IwadeFirefighters are in attendance at a fire involving a dryer machine in the ground floor of a large industrial unit at Ridham Dock, Iwade. Crews in breathing apparatus used a thermal imaging camera to...18/05/2016 13:20 6
Fire at an Edenbridge public houseUPDATE 9am: Fire crews spent several hours fighting a fire at a pub in Uckfield Lane, Hever during the early hours of this morning. At the height of the fire six fire engines and an aerial appliance...21/10/2015 01:2421/10/2015 06:116
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