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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
Update on fire in New Ash GreenUpdate: 8.25pm Firefighting operations are now complete. The earlier warn and inform message about the closure of windows and doors has been cancelled. Update: 5pm Four fire engines and a...03/07/2018 13:5703/07/2018 20:196
Barn fire near Canterbury Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at an agricultural barn overnight in North Stream Marshside, near Canterbury. Six fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier attended the scene....09/07/2018 23:2510/07/2018 07:316
Update: Crews tackle commercial building fire in Ashford Update at 18:45 The earlier advice for people living and working near Tannery Lane in Ashford to close windows and doors due to smoke, has been lifted. At the height of the fire, which was within...28/10/2019 14:5528/10/2019 19:126
Barn fire in Aldington Update - 8pm 10.11.19 Firefighters have spent the weekend dealing with a fire, which destroyed a barn and around 1000 tonnes of straw. Around 10 tonnes of straw are being allowed to burn under the...08/11/2019 21:2110/11/2019 19:166
Update: Fire in Margate flatsUpdate at 16:15 Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have extinguished the fire in the bin chute, and the building is being ventilated. Two people are being checked over as a precaution by...18/10/2019 14:3518/10/2019 16:066
Basement fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in the basement of a commercial premises in Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells. Six fire engines attended, including two fire engines from East...28/02/2020 20:0728/02/2020 23:366
House fire in DoverUpdate: 09:10 - Tuesday 10 March 2020 The fire is now out, and sadly a woman has been pronounced dead at the scene. An Urban Search and Rescue Team is in attendance to make the building safe...09/03/2020 19:4510/03/2020 16:546
Fire crews respond to barn fire in MardenUpdate: 12:45pm Firefighting operations at the scene of a barn fire in Marden have now been completed and the site has been handed back to the landowner. One fire engine remained at the scene...15/12/2019 21:2616/12/2019 12:126
Cornfield fire in Chart SuttonUpdate 17:00 Firefighting operations have been completed and the cornfield fire in Chart Sutton is now out. Crews used three main jets and three hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze. There were...25/07/2019 14:4325/07/2019 16:456
Fire in Dover vehicle service garageUpdate 11.05am Kent Fire and Rescue Service is still at the scene of a fire in an industrial unit measuring approximately 50m x 20m used as a commercial garage. Fire crews have worked hard to bring...20/07/2019 08:4920/07/2019 13:186
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