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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
Scrubland destroyed by fire near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a large amount of scrubland near Canterbury. The blaze on Old Park behind the army barracks covered an area measuring around 3 hectares, or...01/04/2017 17:0501/04/2017 18:585
Ramsgate flat fireFirefighters were called to a fire in a second floor flat of a three-storey building in King Street, Ramsgate. Five fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus tackled...22/07/2017 02:0322/07/2017 05:055
Faversham roof fireKFRS crews have been called to a fire in Ethelbert Road, Faversham in a single storey bungalow. The fire was located in the roof and firefighters brought the fire under control using breathing...23/08/2017 16:4623/08/2017 19:225
Corn field fire near DartfordUPDATE 7.15pm Around 25 firefighters attended a field of standing crop that was alight on a farm in Bean Lane, Dartford. Crews worked hard in very hot conditions to quickly bring the blaze under...19/06/2017 16:0819/06/2017 16:505
House fire - Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Stanley Gardens, Herne Bay. On arrival crews found a well established fire in a two storey property. Both ground and first floor have...02/04/2015 17:4802/04/2015 19:135
Folkestone hotel fireUPDATE: 1pm Two fire engines are still at the scene. At the height of the fire five fire engines and support vehicles were in attendance. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen area of...16/12/2014 06:3616/12/2014 14:295
Firefighters tackle fire in wood chip hopper at industrial unit in IwadeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at an incinerator plant at Ridham Dock in Iwade. On arrival crews were faced with a fire in a wood chip hopper on a second floor mezzanine of the...30/07/2015 09:4030/07/2015 10:525
Fire in Charing INCIDENT UPDATE 17:15 Six fire engines and a bulk water carrier are currently at a large and fully-developed fire affecting a range of buildings including stables, outbuildings workshops and sheds...06/07/2015 15:0306/07/2015 17:115
Abandoned pub fire - StroodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in an abandoned pub on Canal Road, Strood. Crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the building to tackle the fire on the first floor and roof...17/05/2015 21:1517/05/2015 23:535
Westerham RTCKFRS Firefighters attended an incident involving a road traffic collision where a car collided into a café in London Road, Westerham. Crews have released two people from a car. Firefighters are...24/12/2015 10:33 5
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