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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
Mud rescue in Lower Halstow, near SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of three men in a boat had become stuck in mud on the River Medway in Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne. Five fire engines were sent to the...10/08/2020 20:3110/08/2020 22:475
Grass fire in GillinghamUpdate: Firefighting work has now finished at the scene of a grass fire in Great Lines, Gillingham. Two fire engines attended, and crews used hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish the...10/08/2020 14:0910/08/2020 15:112
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Dartford area. For privacy queries please contact us quoting reference 1512.10/08/2020 13:4510/08/2020 15:260
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
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Gravesend area. For privacy queries please contact us quoting reference 1502.10/08/2020 11:0910/08/2020 11:330
Shed and fence fire in MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a garden on Victoria Avenue in Margate. Three fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find a garden shed and fence...09/08/2020 14:3809/08/2020 15:313
Undergrowth fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an undergrowth fire on Radfall Road in Chestfield, near Canterbury. Two fire engines and all-terrain-vehicle were sent to the scene and crews arrived to...09/08/2020 10:1809/08/2020 10:482
Large rubbish fire in DoverKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a rubbish fire on Folkestone Road in Dover. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a large pile of rubbish alight outside...08/08/2020 21:1508/08/2020 22:062
Bonfire spreads to hedge near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out of control bonfire in Rowling near Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find the bonfire spreading to...08/08/2020 19:5708/08/2020 20:362
Field fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field fire on Cooting Lane in Adisham, near Canterbury. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used beaters and hose reel jets to tackle the...08/08/2020 15:1208/08/2020 15:422
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