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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
Domestic property fire in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a domestic property fire on Belmont Street in Ramsgate. Three fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene and crews arrived to a fire on the...26/07/2019 08:3526/07/2019 10:033
Undergrowth fire near LyddUpdate: 15:00pm 26 July 2019 All firefighting operations have been completed on the Lydd Ranges and the fire is now out. Crews have left the scene and duty of care has been handed back to the...23/07/2019 16:5426/07/2019 08:3520
Domestic property fire in Minster-on-SeaKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a kitchen fire in a domestic property on Scarborough Drive in Minster-on-Sea. Two fire engines attended the incident and crews arrived to find smoke...26/07/2019 04:4526/07/2019 05:262
Hedge hit by lightning in HadlowFirefighters responded to reports 40m of hedge that was alight in Bells Farm Road, Hadlow at 8pm, believed to have been caused by lightning. One fire engine was sent and crews used two hose reels...25/07/2019 20:0025/07/2019 20:501
Car fire spreads to standing corn in SheldwichKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a car fire on the A251 between North Street and Sheldwich at 5.49pm. Fire crews were quickly on the scene to find that the fire had spread from...25/07/2019 17:4925/07/2019 18:202
Cornfield fire in Chart SuttonUpdate 17:00 Firefighting operations have been completed and the cornfield fire in Chart Sutton is now out. Crews used three main jets and three hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze. There were...25/07/2019 14:4325/07/2019 16:456
Field fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a field fire in Wormshill in Sittingbourne. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews arrived to approximately four hectares of field...25/07/2019 15:0225/07/2019 16:084
Grass fire in Mote ParkKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to approximately three acres of grass and undergrowth alight in Mote Park in Maidstone. Four fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used an extended...25/07/2019 12:1425/07/2019 13:574
Large area of vegetation alight in SturryFirefighters were called to reports of vegetation and Shrubbery alight in Herne Bay Road, Sturry. Three fire engines were sent and crews operated a water shuttle to put the fire out.24/07/2019 19:3124/07/2019 21:173
Around 30 tonnes of bailed paper alight in SnodlandKent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is responding to a fire involving around 30 tonnes of bailed paper in Mill Lane, Snodland. KFRS’ Emergency Control Centre was alerted to the blaze at 5.10pm...24/07/2019 17:1024/07/2019 20:235
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