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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: Domestic property fire in FolkestoneUpdate at 10:25am on 31/12/19 Four fire engines remain at the scene of fire involving three houses in Wear Bay Crescent, Folkestone. The properties have partially collapsed and crews are working...30/12/2019 13:3101/01/2020 15:298
Fire in Pinden near Longfield, DartfordUpdate 5:10pm: Six fire engines, a height vehicle and two bulk water carriers remain at the scene of a fire at an industrial estate in Pinden near Longfield, Dartford. Firefighters have been using...10/08/2020 12:0110/08/2020 21:098
Firefighters tackle large derelict building fire in Gillingham8AM UPADATE: Crews maintained a watching brief until just before 5am. Prior to this they were using a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera helped the...25/10/2015 17:0126/10/2015 04:498
Large crop field fire - EdenbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was at the scene of a large crop field fire in Pootings Road, Crockham Hill near Edenbridge. Crews used hose reel jets, flexi-packs and beaters to tackle the standing...07/08/2015 14:2607/08/2015 17:458
Large fire at Northfleet industrial unitUPDATE at 2pm Attendance at this incident has been scaled down to two fire engines and a height vehicle is being used as a monitor while crews damp down remaining hotspots. UPDATE at...09/01/2016 04:1710/01/2016 13:208
Barn fire Hinxhill, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire in the roof of an agricultural building in Hinkxhill,(north east of Ashford). The single storey building, which measures approximately 30m x 50m is...01/02/2016 03:31 8
Agricultural units fire in Hinxhill (Ashford)Kent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire in the roof of an agricultural building in Hinkxhill,(north east of Ashford). The single storey building, (measures approximately 30m x 50m) is...01/02/2016 03:31 8
Agricultural building fire in Hinxhill, AshfordUPDATE 7:40am KFRS is still at the scene of a barn fire in Hinxhill. At the height of the fire around 50 firefighters were battling the blaze. Eight fire engines, a height vehicle and other...29/02/2016 03:3129/02/2016 12:188
Fire in Ashford scrap yardUPDATE: 10.03am (1 April) by 6pm Thursday evening,(31 March)the firefighting operation was complete and crews had handed over to the site manager. Crews left the scene around 6.30pm. UPDATE:...31/03/2016 09:2131/03/2016 16:578
Farm buildings alightUPDATE 18.00 Crews are now turning over and damping down the area One hose reel jet is still in use. UPDATE: 13:55 Members of the public are being advised to avoid the roads in the vicinity...01/07/2015 11:5601/07/2015 19:568
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