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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Agricultural units fire in Hinxhill (Ashford)Kent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire in the roof of an agricultural building in Hinkxhill,(north east of Ashford). The single storey building, (measures approximately 30m x 50m) is...01/02/2016 03:31  8
Agricultural building fire in Hinxhill, AshfordUPDATE 7:40am KFRS is still at the scene of a barn fire in Hinxhill. At the height of the fire around 50 firefighters were battling the blaze. Eight fire engines, a height vehicle and other...29/02/2016 03:3129/02/2016 12:18 8
Fire in Ashford scrap yardUPDATE: 10.03am (1 April) by 6pm Thursday evening,(31 March)the firefighting operation was complete and crews had handed over to the site manager. Crews left the scene around 6.30pm. UPDATE:...31/03/2016 09:2131/03/2016 16:57 8
Large industrial unit fire -Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire on Queen Street, Paddock Wood. The fire which is in a building used as an industrial unit has produced a large smoke plume, we are therefore asking...04/06/2016 17:5404/06/2016 23:37 8
Farm buildings alightUPDATE 18.00 Crews are now turning over and damping down the area One hose reel jet is still in use. UPDATE: 13:55 Members of the public are being advised to avoid the roads in the vicinity...01/07/2015 11:5601/07/2015 19:56 8
Large crop field fire - EdenbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was at the scene of a large crop field fire in Pootings Road, Crockham Hill near Edenbridge. Crews used hose reel jets, flexi-packs and beaters to tackle the standing...07/08/2015 14:2607/08/2015 17:45 8
Large fire at Ridham Dock, Iwade near SittingbourneUPDATE 8am: Kent Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the large blaze at Ridham Dock by 12.39am. They spent approximately two hours damping down and extinguishing remaining hot spots and the site was...04/06/2015 22:0126/06/2015 00:39 8
Dartford flat fire - further updateFurther update: 3pm Kent Police has confirmed that a man in his 70s died following a fire at sheltered accommodation in Barn End Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, this morning, Sunday 11 June 2017. Next...11/06/2017 07:3911/06/2017 14:16 8
Large wood store fire on Herne Bay business parkUpdate: 1pm Three fire engines remain in attendance at the scene of a fire on a Herne Bay industrial estate. Firefighters are using a cold cut firefighting system and fog spike to continue cooling...23/06/2017 08:1023/06/2017 13:29 8
Crews tackle fire involving two buildings in HeadcornLatest 7pm: Firefighters have worked hard to bring the fire under control. The incident has been scaled back to three fire engines. There are no other reported injuries and the cause of the fire will...06/07/2017 16:2506/07/2017 20:47 8
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