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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
Maidstone flat fireKFRS firefighters were called to a fire in a flat in James Whatman Way, Maidstone. Crews rescued a man who was given into the care of the ambulance service. They used breathing apparatus and a...30/04/2017 17:1930/04/2017 18:056
Fire in Maidstone apartment blockKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Miller Heights in Lower Stone Street in Maidstone, where there was a fire in the electrical cupboard of an apartment on the 10th floor of the property....19/02/2017 18:2419/02/2017 19:596
Large grass fire at QueenboroughKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large grass fire on marshland near Manor Road, Queenborough. Firefighters used beaters and portable firefighting equipment to tackle the flames. Around...02/03/2017 13:5102/03/2017 15:466
Margate flat fireEmergency services were called to a fire at a second-floor flat of a high-rise building in Millmead Road, Margate. Six fire engines attended the scene and the second floor of the building was...18/09/2016 19:0018/09/2016 20:236
Grass and undergrowth alight in GrainUPDATE: 5pm Fire crews are damping down at the scene of a fire involving a large area of grass and undergrowth on the Isle of Grain. The incident will shortly be reduced to three fire engines....23/09/2016 13:3223/09/2016 16:486
30 firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in DartfordUPDATE 6.20pm Fire crews have remained at the scene of an industrial unit fire in Powder Mill Lane, Dartford throughout the day, finally leaving just before 4.30pm. KFRS' specialist technical...25/09/2016 00:3125/09/2016 15:416
Barn fire KingsdownKFRS crews are attending a barn fire on a farm in Kingsdown, Sittingbourne Crews are making good progress on the fire. Initially nearby residents and workers had to be evacuated. Initially six...04/09/2016 08:5704/09/2016 14:056
Dartford church hall fireFour KFRS crews have been fighting a fire in a church hall in Watling Street, Dartford, overnight. The fire was in the single storey church hall that is approximately 10m x15m in size. The building...08/09/2016 23:5709/09/2016 03:316
Large fire in shop - RainhamUPDATE 06:30 Fire extinguished by 1am. Fifty per cent of the ground floor destroyed by fire, the rest suffering severe smoke damage. Smoke damage also affecting first floor flat and neighbouring...13/09/2016 22:4014/09/2016 00:596
Fire crews responding to fire in CranbrookUPDATE: 6.40pm Firefighters spent almost 24 hour at the scene of a large blaze on an industrial estate in Iden Green, Cranbrook. Crews were initially called just after 4.30pm on Friday, 12 August...12/08/2016 16:3413/08/2016 15:286
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