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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
Barn fire in Aldington Update - 8pm 10.11.19 Firefighters have spent the weekend dealing with a fire, which destroyed a barn and around 1000 tonnes of straw. Around 10 tonnes of straw are being allowed to burn under the...08/11/2019 21:2110/11/2019 19:166
Update: Crews tackle commercial building fire in Ashford Update at 18:45 The earlier advice for people living and working near Tannery Lane in Ashford to close windows and doors due to smoke, has been lifted. At the height of the fire, which was within...28/10/2019 14:5528/10/2019 19:126
Fire crews respond to barn fire in MardenUpdate: 12:45pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Marden have now been completed and the site has been handed back to the landowner. One fire engine remained at the scene...15/12/2019 21:2616/12/2019 12:126
Dutch barns alight in LenhamFirefighters were called to deal with a fire in two dutch barns containing bailed straw. Firefighters used compress air foam on an adjacent brick barn to help prevent the fire spreading. The straw...24/08/2015 23:56 6
Ramsgate bungalow flooded due to burst water mainFirefighters were called to a flooded bungalow in Windermere Avenue, Ramsgate after a water main burst outside the property. Crews used a range of specialist equipment to pump water from the...31/08/2015 02:4231/08/2015 06:456
Derelict building fire - GreenhitheKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a derelict building fire on Spring Vale, Greenhithe. Crews used breathing apparatus along with hose reel jets to tackle the single story building...19/09/2015 17:0319/09/2015 22:016
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