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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
M20 closed due to collision between junction 8 and 9 coastboundM20 crash update: 8:00 Five fire engines and the technical rescue team remain in attendance at the scene of a crash involving a number of vehicles on the M20. Crews helped to release five casualties...15/10/2015 04:4915/10/2015 07:335
Building collapse rescue in MardenA man has escaped with what is believed to be minor injuries today (30 September)after he was rescued from a partially collapsed building in Marden. Emergency services were called to a...30/09/2015 09:3630/09/2015 11:095
Firefighters tackle blaze in paper mill - SnodlandKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a paper making machine at a paper mill in Mill Street, Snodland. Crews used breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet and the property's sprinkler...12/08/2015 08:4112/08/2015 14:005
Tyre fire - Wateringbury / Kings HillKent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire involving vechile tyres in a area between Canon Lane, Wateringbury and Bancroft Lane / Discovery Drive in Kings Hill Crews made good progress and...14/08/2015 15:2815/08/2015 12:475
Standing corn field fire near DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a standing corn field fire next to Shrubbery Road, Dartford. Crews extinguished the fire and there were no reported casualties. The cause isn't clear at...23/07/2019 16:5223/07/2019 17:575
Standing crop fire in ChallockAround 25 firefighters, five fire engines, an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and a bulk water carrier were sent to a large field fire in Challock at 5.16pm. Fire crews used the ATV, fogspike, hose...22/07/2019 17:1622/07/2019 18:245
Barn fire near AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large storage barn fire in West Brabourne near Ashford. Due to the high volume of smoke when the initial crews arrived the additional fire crews and a...19/04/2019 18:0019/04/2019 20:555
House fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a house fire in Commercial Road, Paddock Wood near Tonbridge. Five fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reel jets, a...10/05/2019 08:3810/05/2019 12:115
Woodland fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is currently dealing with a woodland fire near Leyton Cross Road in Dartford. Five fire engines have been sent to the scene and Leyton Cross Road is currently closed...03/06/2019 15:2403/06/2019 20:515
UPDATE: Crews tackle industrial unit fire in Chatham DocksUpdate: Firefighting operations are now complete and the fire is now out. Crews have now left the scene. ..................... Kent Fire and Rescue Service is dealing with approximately...20/06/2019 06:3420/06/2019 12:335
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