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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
Large countryside fire in SwanleySix fire engines and a bulk water carrier are currently at the scene of a fire in a large area of grassland, undergrowth and woodland in Hockenden Lane, Swanley. Fire crews are working hard to...18/07/2015 18:4418/07/2015 20:286
Large grassland fire in SwanscombeFirefighters tackled a large fire in approximately three acres of grassland in Stanhope Road, Swanscombe. Six fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended the scene. Crews used hose reels and...21/07/2015 17:2121/07/2015 18:566
Fire at derelict pub in MargateFirefighters tackled a large fire in a three storey derelict building, formerly used as a public house. Initially it was thought that there may be people inside, so crews wearing breathing apparatus...06/06/2015 18:2206/06/2015 20:546
Firefighters tackle large fire - Bysing Wood Road, FavershamUPDATE (Wednesday 10.6.15) - 08:42 Crews remained at the scene using a Coldcut firefighting system to fire a superfine mist on the remaining smouldering wood stacks to lower the temperature. The...09/06/2015 16:4009/06/2015 19:326
Firefighters tackle large fire in flats - AshfordUPDATE: 9.05pm Fire crews remain at the scene of a large fire in flats in Oak Tree Road, Ashford. The fire was extinguished by 7.32pm and firefighters are currently damping down and extinguishing...15/06/2015 15:4515/06/2015 19:326
House fire in SwanleyUPDATE: 10:10 Attendance at this incident has now been scaled down to three fire engines, while crews continue to damp down and turn over remaining hotspots in the affected...15/06/2015 08:19 6
Thatched roof fire - Wilmington near DartfordUpdate: 8.30am Fire crews successfully contained the blaze to the front section of the roof of the two-storey property, after fire broke out. The property was safely evacuated and there were no...18/11/2014 21:3518/11/2014 23:206
Fire in bin chute of Arlington House - MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the bin chute of Arlington House in All Saint's Avenue. Crews used breathing apparatus, the building's internal water distribution system...02/01/2015 15:0102/01/2015 16:466
Channel TunnelKFRS was called to the Channel Tunnel today after a shuttle had been brought to a controlled stop on the French side of the tunnel. KFRS offered support to the French authorities and the stop was...17/01/2015 11:3917/01/2015 17:306
Hoo barge fireFire crews were called to a fire on an eighty foot, 20 tonne, iron Dutch barge that is used as a houseboat. It was moored alongside the jetty at Port Werburgh Residential Marina, Vicarage Lane, Hoo...17/01/2015 03:1717/01/2015 15:416
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