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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
Kitchen fire at student accommodationFirefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire at student accommodation in Blake Avenue, Gillingham. When crews arrived, the four-storey building had been fully evacuated and everyone was...17/05/2018 13:1217/05/2018 13:486
Latest update: Industrial unit fire in LittlebourneUpdate: 9.00am (08/09/18) Crews continued to deal with a fire in an industrial unit in Jubilee Road, Littlebourne unit overnight. At its height, six fire engines, a bulk water carrier and a height...07/09/2018 20:2808/09/2018 13:046
Update: Ashford barn fireUPDATE: 10.15am 8/11/18 Attendance to a large fire involving three barns was reduced to two fire engines at around 7.30am this morning. Crews are caring out a watching brief, which is expected to...07/11/2018 19:3310/11/2018 08:316
Update: Workshop fire in SittingbourneUpdate at 07:00 on 07/11/18: Fire crews remain on the scene damping down hotspots. The advice for residents to close windows and doors has been lifted, and the section of the A2 London Road that...07/11/2018 01:4407/11/2018 10:556
House fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service is at the scene of a house fire in Barnfield, Herne Bay. Firefighters have been working hard to contain the fire. All occupants have been accounted for. Firefighters...26/10/2018 15:3426/10/2018 21:406
Domestic garage fire - CliffeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight at a property on Church Street, Cliffe. Six fire engines and a height vehicle attended the incident in which crews contained the...26/01/2019 16:4026/01/2019 18:266
Farm building suffers extensive damage after fire in Birchington20:00 LATEST: The fire is now out. 19:00 Update: Fire is now under control and incident is now being scaled back to four fire engines. 18:00 Update: Crews are still tackling a large fire at a...17/03/2019 16:0917/03/2019 20:006
Bin chute fire at Trove Court, RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Trove Court in Ramsgate following reports of a fire in the rubbish chute. Crews arrived to find a number of properties had self-evacuated. On quick...31/12/2018 18:2931/12/2018 18:576
Fire in Gravesend flatKent Fire and Rescue Service dealt with a fire in a flat on the third floor of the nine storey Gravesham Court in Clarence Row, Gravesend. Due to the height of the building a full response for a...23/11/2018 21:3923/11/2018 22:556
Update: Four storey building fire in Dartford.Update at 09:00 on 10/12/18: This incident has been scaled down to one fire engine. There is restricted access outside the NatWest building in the high street, however the rest of the road is open...09/12/2018 20:3510/12/2018 15:266
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