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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
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
Caravan fire in DealKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a caravan alight on Redhouse Wall in Deal. Three fire engines were in attendance and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets and...08/08/2020 12:4308/08/2020 14:073
Bonfire spreads to shed in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out of control bonfire on Sussex Close in Herne Bay. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to find the bonfire spreading...07/08/2020 20:0807/08/2020 20:562
Agricultural vehicle fire near FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an agricultural vehicle alight in Acrise, Folkestone. Three fire engines were in attendance, and the large vehicle was well alight on arrival....07/08/2020 19:1607/08/2020 20:273
Field fire in CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field fire on Seaton Road in Ickham, Canterbury. Four fire engines, an all-terrain-vehicle and a fire fogging unit were in attendance, and firefighters...07/08/2020 13:0507/08/2020 16:304
Fire in a field of cut corn near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a field of cut corn alight off of Thruxted Lane in Chartham, near Canterbury. Six fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended and crews worked to...07/08/2020 11:3807/08/2020 13:276
House fire in Kings HillUpdate at 15:20: The fire in the roof and first floor of a home in Victory Road, Kings Hill, is now out. The cause has not yet been established, and sadly two dogs died at the...07/08/2020 07:5507/08/2020 11:434
Field fire in St Nicholas-at-Wade near BirchingtonFour fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle were sent to reports of a fire in crop stubble in St Nicholas-at-Wade, near Birchington. Upon arrival, crews found an area of approximately 900 square...06/08/2020 18:5506/08/2020 19:434
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