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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 St Nicholas-at-Wade near BirchingtonFour fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle were sent to reports of a fire in crop stubble in St Nicholas-at-Wade, near Birchington. Upon arrival, crews found an area of approximately 900 square...06/08/2020 18:5506/08/2020 19:434
Industrial unit fire in Queenborough, Isle of SheppeyFirefighters were called to reports of smoke issuing from an industrial unit in Rushenden Road, Queenborough on the Isle of Sheppey. Crews worked hard in extremely taxing conditions to extinguish...05/08/2020 15:5605/08/2020 21:374
Man treated for burns following out of control bonfire in HawkhurstKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an out of control bonfire in Water Lane, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook. Two fire engines attended and crews used a hose reel jet and compressed air foam to put the...05/08/2020 16:0605/08/2020 17:402
Roof fire in SellingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a property fire in Neames Forstal in Selling, near Faversham. Four fire engines and a height vehicle were in attendance and crews wearing breathing...05/08/2020 14:3005/08/2020 16:134
Corn field alight in BroadstairsKent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire in a field of cut and standing corn off of Elmwood Avenue in Broadstairs. Four fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle are on scene and crews are...05/08/2020 13:2805/08/2020 15:274
Bedroom fire in West MallingFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus have tackled a fire in the bedroom of a two-storey property in Norman Road, West Malling. Crews used a high pressure hose to extinguish the flames. One...04/08/2020 18:2104/08/2020 19:212
Single car crash in LintonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a single car crash on Heath Road in Linton, Maidstone. Two fire engines were sent to the scene. Crews stabilised the vehicle before using...04/08/2020 14:0204/08/2020 15:142
Grass fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a grass fire on Watermans Lane in Paddock Wood. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to approximately one hectare of cut...04/08/2020 12:2804/08/2020 14:303
Woodland fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in woodland off of Radfall Road in Chestfield, near Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and crews discovered a deep seated undergrowth...04/08/2020 10:4404/08/2020 11:492
Motorhome fire in HytheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a motorhome fire on Dymchurch Road in Hythe. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews arrived to find the vehicle well alight. Firefighters...03/08/2020 20:0603/08/2020 20:482
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