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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
Fire in boiler room of Folkestone hotelKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at a hotel in Marine Parade, Folkestone. Due to the fire being located on the 13th floor of the building; eight fire engines were sent to the...11/07/2020 19:0211/07/2020 20:448
Fire in Pinden near Longfield, DartfordUpdate 5:10pm: Six fire engines, a height vehicle and two bulk water carriers remain at the scene of a fire at an industrial estate in Pinden near Longfield, Dartford. Firefighters have been using...10/08/2020 12:0110/08/2020 21:098
Update: Crews called to Napier Barracks, FolkestoneUpdate at 21:00 on 29/01/2021 Two fire engines, a height vehicle and a bulk water carrier remain on site at Napier Barracks in Folkestone. Crews are damping down remaining hotspots. ...29/01/2021 14:4230/01/2021 18:518
Update: Warehouse fire in Wrotham near Sevenoaks - residents advised to close windows and doorsUpdate at 22:00 One fire engine and a bulk water carrier remain at the scene of a warehouse fire in White Hill in Wrotham, near Sevenoaks. Crews are damping down remaining hot spots and will...06/02/2021 13:4407/02/2021 09:448
Fire in flat - RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called at 3.03am on Sunday 18 April 2021 to reports of a fire in a flat in a building on Albion Hill, Ramsgate. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus carried out a...18/04/2021 03:0318/04/2021 07:258
Firefighters tackle large derelict building fire in Gillingham8AM UPADATE: Crews maintained a watching brief until just before 5am. Prior to this they were using a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera helped the...25/10/2015 17:0126/10/2015 04:498
Large fire at Northfleet industrial unitUPDATE at 2pm Attendance at this incident has been scaled down to two fire engines and a height vehicle is being used as a monitor while crews damp down remaining hotspots. UPDATE at...09/01/2016 04:1710/01/2016 13:208
Barn fire Hinxhill, AshfordKent 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, which measures approximately 30m x 50m is...01/02/2016 03:31 8
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 12:188
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