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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
Latest Update: Corn field fire in West MallingUpdate: 5pm Advice to residents to keep windows and doors closed near the A228 West Malling Bypass due to a nearby field fire has now been lifted. Attendance to the incident has been reduced to...17/07/2018 13:1017/07/2018 16:578
Fire at recycling centre - NorthfleetUpdate 10pm - Sunday, 22 April 2018 Firefighters remain at the scene of a large fire involving a single storey industrial unit used as a recycling and waste collection plant in New Barn Road,...21/04/2018 18:30 8
Derelict building fire in FolkestoneUpdate: 9am - Tuesday 13 August The derelict building fire in Folkestone is now out. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used main jets and hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, which had spread to...12/08/2019 20:3812/08/2019 23:578
Cottage fire in Ripple near DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cottage fire in Church Lane, Ripple near Deal. All occupants of the property were accounted for and there were no reported injuries. Around 45...09/01/2019 08:2109/01/2019 09:448
Fire crews leave scene of boat fire in RochesterUpdate 10.00am, 17/01/19 Firefighting concluded at 8.38am this morning aboard a boat in Knight Road, Rochester. The boat was completely destroyed by the fire, and an adjacent boat at the mooring...16/01/2019 20:0917/01/2019 08:388
Latest update: Sevenoaks house fireFirefighting operations at fire involving a large house in Sevenoaks High Street were concluded by 11.30am and Kent Fire and Rescue Service has started an investigation to determine the cause of the...09/09/2018 00:0809/09/2018 11:248
Fire in boiler room of Folkestone hotelKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a hotel in Marine Parade, Folkestone. Due to the fire being located on the 13th floor of the building; eight fire engines were sent to the...11/07/2020 19:0211/07/2020 20:448
Furniture shop fire in FarninghamLATEST: 7:30am One fire engine remains at the scene of a fire at a furniture store in the High Street, Farningham. Although the fire was contained to an area of the single storey shop the building...06/11/2019 02:2606/11/2019 10:058
Industrial building fire - Swanscombe07:47 am Kent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a large fire in an industrial building on Manor Way, Swanscombe. Due to large amounts of smoke in the area, local residents...16/11/2019 06:5316/11/2019 12:428
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
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