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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
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
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
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
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