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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
House fire in GillinghamUpdate: 13:00pm Firefighters have now extinguished the property fire on Moyle Close in Gillingham. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to tackle the blaze, which is believed to...16/09/2020 10:2416/09/2020 12:554
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Ashford area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference number 1700.15/09/2020 19:1215/09/2020 20:150
Update: Fire at industrial estate in AshfordUpdate at 16.15 on 18 September Firefighting work is now complete at Cobbs Wood Industrial Estate, in Ashford, with the remaining crews expected to leave the scene shortly. The advice to close...15/09/2020 15:1518/09/2020 12:2515
Fence fire in Dane Valley, MargateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire at a property in Christopher Close, in Dane Valley, Margate. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose...15/09/2020 14:3415/09/2020 15:062
Out-of-control bonfire in ChathamKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out-of-control bonfire at commercial premises in Maidstone Road, Chatham. Two fire engines attended and crews used hose reel jets, main...15/09/2020 11:0915/09/2020 11:332
Update: Fire in Herne Bay wildlife parkUpdate at 20:15: The fire at The Wildwood Trust on Herne Common, in Herne Bay, is now out. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used main jets to tackle the fire and prevent it from spreading....14/09/2020 15:3014/09/2020 20:064
Grass fire in AylesfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a grass fire on Mount Pleasant in Aylesford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene, and firefighters arrived to a large amount of grass and undergrowth...13/09/2020 12:2013/09/2020 12:452
Skip fire in SwanscombeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a skip alight on Craylands Lane in Swanscombe. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to...12/09/2020 13:3112/09/2020 13:592
Hedge fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garden hedge fire on Loose Road in Maidstone. One fire engine was sent to the scene and crews arrived to find a hedge and small amount of...12/09/2020 11:0012/09/2020 11:221
Car fire in Twydall near GillinghamThree people have been passed to the care of paramedics following a car fire in Beechings Way, Twydall, near Gillingham. After extinguishing the flames using a high-pressure hose, firefighters...10/09/2020 20:5010/09/2020 21:472
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