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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
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
Bin chute fire at Trove Court, RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Trove Court in Ramsgate following reports of a fire in the rubbish chute. Crews arrived to find a number of properties had self-evacuated. On quick...31/12/2018 18:2931/12/2018 18:576
Fire in Gravesend flatKent Fire and Rescue Service dealt with a fire in a flat on the third floor of the nine storey Gravesham Court in Clarence Row, Gravesend. Due to the height of the building a full response for a...23/11/2018 21:3923/11/2018 22:556
Update: Four storey building fire in Dartford.Update at 09:00 on 10/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to one fire engine. There is restricted access outside the NatWest building in the high street, however the rest of the road is open...09/12/2018 20:3510/12/2018 15:266
Fuel tank fire - Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of an industrial diesel tank alight. A number of calls came into 999 fire control after a loud bang could be heard and a large plume of dark...01/12/2018 12:5701/12/2018 15:496
Fire in Dover vehicle service garageUpdate 11.05am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still at the scene of a fire in an industrial unit measuring approximately 50m x 20m used as a commercial garage. Fire crews have worked hard to bring...20/07/2019 08:4920/07/2019 13:186
Cornfield fire in Chart SuttonUpdate 17:00 Firefighting operations have been completed and the cornfield fire in Chart Sutton is now out. Crews used three main jets and three hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze. There were...25/07/2019 14:4325/07/2019 16:456
Update: Fire in Margate flatsUpdate at 16:15 Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have extinguished the fire in the bin chute, and the building is being ventilated. Two people are being checked over as a precaution by...18/10/2019 14:3518/10/2019 16:066
Update: Fire crews tackle property fire in Tunbridge WellsUpdate at 5pm: Firefighting operations are now complete at a property in Lansdowne Road, Tunbridge Wells, and the cause is being investigated. ..................... Update at...04/06/2019 10:5404/06/2019 14:146
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