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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
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 16:05 6
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 00:20 6
Crews tackle fire at derelict pubUpdate: 7.00pm - Monday 13 April 2020 Firefighting work is now complete, with most of the building now demolished. The scene has been left in the care of the local district council. The...13/04/2020 01:3513/04/2020 17:18 6
Lightning sparks roof fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire on Speldhurst Hill in Tunbridge Wells. Six fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters arrived to smoke issuing from the...01/05/2020 14:1501/05/2020 17:07 6
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 19:16 6
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 19:12 6
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 12:12 6
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 23:36 6
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 16:54 6
Flat fire in MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a flat in Pudding Lane, Maidstone. Six fire engines attended, and crews wearing breathing apparatus rescued a woman, who was handed...05/01/2021 07:2105/01/2021 10:24Maidstone6
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