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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
Lorries alight at truck stop - AshfordFive fire engines and a bulk water carrier were sent to reports of two articulated lorries alight at a lorry park and service station in Waterbrook Avenue, Ashford. Firefighters wearing breathing...02/09/2018 02:1902/09/2018 06:245
Rubbish chute fire in block of flatsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a block of flats in Millmead Road, Margate, following reports of smoke on the 8th and 9th floor. Firefighters confirmed the smoke was coming from the...25/03/2018 13:2925/03/2018 13:575
Small fire in Whitstable flatKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in a 6th floor flat in Belmont Road, Whitstable. Crews used a main jet to extinguish a pile of household waste that was smouldering. There were...24/03/2018 16:0624/03/2018 16:505
Barn alight near MaidstoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an agricultural barn fire in Pye Corner, Ulcombe near Maidstone. Five fire engines and a bulk water carrier attended. Crews used two main jets, a hose reel...03/07/2018 01:3903/07/2018 04:595
Vehicle fire in underground car parkUpdate 7pm Fire crews remain at the scene of a fire in an underground car park in Dock Head Road, Chatham. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are tackling the blaze with hose reel jets and a...06/07/2018 17:2306/07/2018 21:455
Update: Firefighters tackle pub fire in YaldingUPDATE - 5:50pm Firefighters have extinguished a fire within the kitchen of a pub in Hampstead Lane, Yalding. Crews wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze. There is one...25/06/2018 16:2125/06/2018 17:205
Crews tackle field fire in ShorneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a field in Thong Lane, Shorne near Gravesend. Firefighters used hose reel jets and beaters to extinguish the fire. Approximately 200 square metres...04/08/2018 17:5404/08/2018 18:585
Standing corn alight near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a large field fire involving standing corn in Upstreet near Sarre. Five fire engines were sent to the fire and crews worked hard to contain the fire in very...03/08/2018 13:4603/08/2018 15:515
Update on Gillingham house fireUPDATE: 10.30am Firefighters are making good progress at a terraced house fire in West Street, Gillingham. Crews worked quickly to contain the fire and prevent it spreading through the roof void to...25/07/2018 08:0225/07/2018 13:055
Boats in Ramsgate Marina left severely damaged by fireKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving two pleasure yachts in the east side of the inner marina in Ramsgate. Crews arrived to find the two vessels well alight. Firefighters...27/07/2018 01:3827/07/2018 03:415
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