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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
Fire in industrial unit in ChathamUpdate: 18:10 on 06/06/19 The incident has been scaled back to two fire engines and crews are expected to remain at the scene overnight to monitor remaining hotspots. Smoke coming from the site...06/06/2019 11:0307/06/2019 08:296
Latest update: Firefighters tackling a blaze in a building near West MallingUpdate at 20:30: Firefighters remain at the scene of a fire involving a derelict house in Teston Road, Offham. Three fire engines are in attendance and Teston Road is closed. There were no...03/04/2019 14:1304/04/2019 23:096
Roof fire in Lynsted near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the roof of a property in Lynsted Lane, Lynsted near Sittingbourne. On arrival crews were faced with a well developed fire in the roof of a...12/04/2019 15:5512/04/2019 17:296
Large fire at farm near Dartford7.30am - LATEST The fire has now been extinguished and the warning for residents to keep windows and doors closed has been lifted. The quick actions of the firefighters to tackle the rubbish fire...13/04/2019 21:3314/04/2019 06:486
Fire in workshop building - Aldington near AshfordAround 30 firefighters have dealt with a fire in a single-storey workshop building in Aldington near Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire using a combination of high-pressure...18/06/2020 15:5018/06/2020 20:226
Update: House fire in Borough GreenUpdate 12:20pm: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a house fire on Maidstone Road, Borough Green, near Sevenoaks. At the height of the fire, six fire engines and a height vehicle...03/06/2020 06:0003/06/2020 09:446
UPDATE: Fire in flats in BirchingtonUpdate at 09:35 The fire, which was on the second and third floors or a three-storey block of flats, is now out, and crews are damping down any remaining hot spots. KFRS’ Volunteer Response Team...08/06/2020 07:2408/06/2020 13:536
Commercial shed fire - Wingham near CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze in a large commercial shed at a premises in Wenderton Lane, Wingham, near Canterbury. Crews used high-pressure hoses to extinguish the...12/06/2020 15:5512/06/2020 17:396
House fire in SissinghurstKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a fire in a property on London Lane, Sissinghurst. Upon arrival, crews were faced with a fully developed house fire. Crews wearing breathing...18/07/2020 16:3619/07/2020 06:276
Fire on Dartford Heath Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire at Dartford Heath, where approximately 300 square metres of heathland is alight. Six fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle are in attendance....22/07/2020 15:4822/07/2020 18:536
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