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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
Derelict barn fire in OtfordUPDATE 5.40pm Firefighters are still at the scene of a barn fire in Otford and have been making steady progress using a light portable pump and main jet to damp down. UPDATE 21 July...20/07/2016 19:50 5
Gillingham bedroom fireFirefighters are tackling a fire in a first floor bedroom in Canterbury Street, Gillingham. Two fire engines are at the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using a hose reel to put the...18/08/2016 13:04 2
Manston road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a two car crash on Manston Court Road, Manston. Fire crews are working alongside colleagues from South East Coast Ambulance Service to help release a...12/08/2016 08:54 2
800-tonne haystacks fire near Lydden UPDATE 10am Fire crews remain in attendance at the scene of two haystacks that are alight. They are continuing to monitor the situation and liaising with the owner of the field. Firefighters were...25/09/2016 02:40 1
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service has launched its unmanned aerial appliance in the area of West Lane, Isle of Grain. If you have privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 2759.26/09/2016 14:35 0
NotificationKFRS has launched its unmanned aerial vehicle in Dengemarsh Road, Lydd. For privacy concerns contact us quoting reference 2859.27/09/2016 11:00 0
Crews tackle large wood chipping fire in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service is tackling a fire involving a large amount of wood chippings at Ridham Docks, Iwade. Crews are using a covering jet to tackle the fire, they're also working...01/10/2016 09:04 2
Hartlip baled hay fireKent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with a fire involving approximately 300 tonnes of baled hay in Matts Hill Road, Hartlip. Three fire engines and a bulk water carrier have been sent to the...26/10/2016 15:42 3
Warehouse fire - StroodUPDATE 0820 The incident will shortly be reduced to one fire engine and residents in the locality are advised that they no longer need to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution. The cause of...26/10/2016 05:27 6
Single storey derelict building fire - SwanleyKent Fire and Rescue Service are currently at the scene of a single storey derelict building fire on Hollytree Avenue, Swanley. The fire was in the roof space of the building, crews wearing breathing...20/11/2016 16:10 6
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