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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
Flat fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a kitchen fire in a 12th floor flat in Newcastle Hill, Ramsgate. Fire crews went into the tower block wearing breathing apparatus with three...06/07/2016 20:2506/07/2016 21:136
Firefighters tackling fire at Sheppey nature reserveUPDATE: 4.30pm Firefighters have now surrounded the fire at Elmley Nature Reserve and crews remain on the scene using the all terrain vehicle damping down a large area of undergrowth. Kent Fire...20/07/2016 13:5220/07/2016 16:256
Crews tackle a lorry fire involving 20 tonnes of hay on M2UPDATE 8.30pm Fire is now out and the lorry, completely destroyed by fire, has been removed from the M2. 20 tonnes of hay was also destroyed. UPDATE 4.40pm Kent Fire and Rescue Service is...22/07/2016 10:1522/07/2016 20:196
Significant flooding in Ightham and Sevenoaks areas.UPDATE: 10.00am Firefighters have scaled down their operations in Ightham after dealing with significant flooding following heavy rainfall yesterday evening. At its height, water levels rose up to...25/06/2016 19:0026/06/2016 08:346
Mobile home fire - BrenzettKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Brenzett, Romney Marsh. When crews arrived the large mobile home was engulfed in flames. Firefighters in...03/07/2016 01:0503/07/2016 03:566
Restaurant fire in WyeUPDATE: 4.30pm The fire involving a restaurant in High Street, Wye has been brought under control and crews remain on the scene using a height vehicle to put out remaining hotspots. Swift...01/06/2016 14:2501/06/2016 17:346
Manston industrial unit fireUPDATE: 10.40am (25.5.16) Fire crews left the scene of a fire in a large derelict former mushroom farm at 8.07pm (Tuesday evening). The blaze caused 70 per cent fire and heat damage and 100 per cent...24/05/2016 03:1424/05/2016 20:076
Fire crews responding to fire in CranbrookUPDATE: 6.40pm Firefighters spent almost 24 hour at the scene of a large blaze on an industrial estate in Iden Green, Cranbrook. Crews were initially called just after 4.30pm on Friday, 12 August...12/08/2016 16:3413/08/2016 15:286
Medway City Estate building fireUPDATE: 7.15am Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) spent four hours tackling a fire in a single-storey range of buildings in Maritime Close, on the Medway City Estate. At the height of the blaze,...15/08/2016 23:5216/08/2016 04:036
Barn fire KingsdownKFRS crews are attending a barn fire on a farm in Kingsdown, Sittingbourne Crews are making good progress on the fire. Initially nearby residents and workers had to be evacuated. Initially six...04/09/2016 08:5704/09/2016 14:056
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