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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
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
Barge alight - FavershamAround 25 firefighters dealt with a fire aboard an 80ft Thames barge at Iron Wharf, Faversham. Crews tackled the blaze with two high-pressure hose reel jets and a fog spike system which allows...19/11/2017 11:3119/11/2017 13:535
Road traffic crash in DoverFirefighters assisted at the scene of a serious crash on the A258 near Dover. Kent Police, SECAmb and an air ambulance also attended.09/12/2017 00:17 5
Deliberate field fire in Paddock WoodKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire near Bramley Gardens in Paddock Wood, involving four acres of field stubble, the size of more than two football pitches. Crews used flexi packs and...24/09/2017 11:1424/09/2017 12:025
Rusthall roof fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 - 9am Firefighters remained at the scene of a roof fire in a church hall in High Street, Rusthall until 10.25pm. Crews have praised the group who were using the hall at the time for...08/01/2018 18:4609/01/2018 21:215
Broadstairs house fireUPDATE 9.1.2018 Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a serious house fire at 6.34pm in Rectory Road, Broadstairs. At the height of the fire around 25 firefighters and five engines were at the...08/01/2018 18:3409/01/2018 00:465
Serous crash on A2 near DunkirkKFRS crews, along with other emergency services, are in attendance at a serious road crash involving a car and a lorry on the London-bound carriageway of the A2 between Dunkirk and Upper Harbledown....11/01/2018 04:3511/01/2018 11:385
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