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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
Bin fire in MargateFirefighters were called to a fire involving a large bin outside high-rise flats in All Saints Avenue, Margate. Crews put out the fire and attendance was reduced to two fire engines. Crews also...19/10/2016 11:2119/10/2016 12:005
House fire - FolkestoneUPDATE 4.15pm Firefighters are still at the scene of a blaze in the roof void of a row of three-storey Georgian houses in Alexandra Street, Folkestone. Crews were alerted to the fire at 1.37pm and...24/03/2017 13:3724/03/2017 19:085
Tractor units fire in WhitfieldFirefighters attended a fire in Menzies Road, Whitfield involving HGV tractor units. Three of the vehicles were destroyed by fire and a further three were heat damaged. Crews wearing breathing...27/03/2017 00:5927/03/2017 03:425
Two-car crash in LyddEmergency services were called to the scene of a crash involving two cars in Dungeness Road, Lydd. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to release three casualties who were trapped. Two further...28/03/2017 08:4828/03/2017 11:225
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
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