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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: Outdoor fire in DartfordUpdate: 6:45pm Firefighters are making steady progress in extinguishing a large outdoor fire involving a number of caravans on Birchwood Road in Dartford. Three fire engines remain at the scene...16/01/2020 15:4316/01/2020 19:048
Update: House fire in MaidstoneAll firefighting operations at the scene of a house fire on Loose Road in Maidstone have been completed, and the fire is now out. Firefighters used hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze, before...16/01/2020 14:3316/01/2020 16:094
Garage fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight on Rembrandt Drive in Northfleet, Gravesend. Three fire engines were in attendance and firefighters arrived to smoke and flames...15/01/2020 21:1215/01/2020 22:353
Dishwasher fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a dishwasher fire on The Close in Dover. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to flames and smoke issuing from the...15/01/2020 20:3715/01/2020 20:572
Chimney fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a chimney fire on Summer Leeze in Ashford. One fire engine was in attendance and crews used a ladder and chimney gear to tackle the blaze and...11/01/2020 19:4711/01/2020 20:321
Kitchen fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house in Luddenham Close, Maidstone, to reports of an oven alight. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...09/01/2020 17:0809/01/2020 17:352
Washing machine fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a washing machine alight in a house in Pine Tree Avenue, Canterbury. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to...07/01/2020 19:4707/01/2020 20:152
Fire in a flat in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to St Mildred's Road in Ramsgate to reports of a fire in a flat. Two fire engines attended, and firefighters discovered a man had sadly died at the scene....04/01/2020 08:1404/01/2020 11:292
Fire in bedroom - Vigo, near DartfordFollowing a house fire in Highview, Vigo on New Year’s Day, the female occupant sadly died. An investigation into the cause of the fire, which started in a bedroom, is...01/01/2020 19:0401/01/2020 21:254
Domestic sheds and outbuilding destroyed by fire - NewingtonFirefighters were called to Playstool Road, Newington, near Sittingbourne, following reports of domestic sheds and an outbuilding alight. Crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using a...01/01/2020 17:2301/01/2020 18:132
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