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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
Large fire at farm near Dartford7.30am - LATEST The fire has now been extinguished and the warning for residents to keep windows and doors closed has been lifted. The quick actions of the firefighters to tackle the rubbish fire...13/04/2019 21:3314/04/2019 06:486
Fire in workshop building - Aldington near AshfordAround 30 firefighters have dealt with a fire in a single-storey workshop building in Aldington near Ashford. Crews wearing breathing apparatus put out the fire using a combination of high-pressure...18/06/2020 15:5018/06/2020 20:226
Update: House fire in Borough GreenUpdate 12:20pm: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a house fire on Maidstone Road, Borough Green, near Sevenoaks. At the height of the fire, six fire engines and a height vehicle...03/06/2020 06:0003/06/2020 09:446
UPDATE: Fire in flats in BirchingtonUpdate at 09:35 The fire, which was on the second and third floors or a three-storey block of flats, is now out, and crews are damping down any remaining hot spots. KFRS’ Volunteer Response Team...08/06/2020 07:2408/06/2020 13:536
Commercial shed fire - Wingham near CanterburyFirefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled a blaze in a large commercial shed at a premises in Wenderton Lane, Wingham, near Canterbury. Crews used high-pressure hoses to extinguish the...12/06/2020 15:5512/06/2020 17:396
House fire in SissinghurstKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently at the scene of a fire in a property on London Lane, Sissinghurst. Upon arrival, crews were faced with a fully developed house fire. Crews wearing breathing...18/07/2020 16:3619/07/2020 06:276
Fire on Dartford Heath Kent Fire and Rescue Service is responding to a fire at Dartford Heath, where approximately 300 square metres of heathland is alight. Six fire engines and an all-terrain vehicle are in attendance....22/07/2020 15:4822/07/2020 18:536
Scrubland fire in East MallingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an area of scrubland alight in Sweets Lane, East Malling. At the height of the blaze, six fire engines were in attendance, as well as the Technical...18/05/2020 15:0318/05/2020 20:026
Update: Building fire in Paddock WoodUpdate: 15:30pm Firefighters are making steady progress at the scene of a fire in a large commercial building on Willow Lane in Paddock Wood. Six fire engines remain in attendance and crews are...22/05/2020 09:4022/05/2020 16:056
Update: Commercial property fire in SevenoaksUpdate: 19:20pm Three fire engines remain at the scene of a commercial property fire on Main Road in Sevenoaks, and crews are now damping down any remaining hot spots. Previous advice to close...24/05/2020 04:3725/05/2020 00:206
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