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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
Undergrowth fire near LyddUpdate: 6:15am Due to the amount of smoke in the area from the large fire on the Lydd Ranges and the direction of wind, people living in the Lydd area are being asked to keep their windows and doors...23/07/2019 16:54 20
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
Cornfield fire in CharingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a cornfield fire on Waterditch Lane in Charing. Crews arrived to find large plumes of smoke and flames rapidly spreading through approximately five...23/07/2019 13:3023/07/2019 14:462
Mobile unit fire on the Dartford CrossingKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a mobile unit alight on a slip road on the Dartford Crossing. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus...23/07/2019 11:2923/07/2019 11:562
Large quantity of trees and shrubbery alight in Swanley QuarryKent Fire and Rescue Service's (KFRS) Emergency Control Centre received a 999 call at around 9.30pm, after a woman living near Hockenden Lane, reported seeing black smoke. Three KFRS fire...22/07/2019 21:20 4
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
Fire in commercial premises in AylesfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a small fire in a storage area of a commercial premises in Quarry Wood, Aylesford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing...22/07/2019 12:5722/07/2019 13:542
Kitchen fire in TonbridgeKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in a domestic property on Waterloo Place in Tonbridge. Two fire engines were in attendance and crews arrived to find heavy smoke...22/07/2019 12:5122/07/2019 13:162
Hadlow road crashKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Hadlow Road, Tonbridge at 3.15pm to reports of a crash involving two vehicles. Three fire engines, Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and...21/07/2019 15:15 3
M2 road crash Kent Fire and Rescue Service attended a road crash on the M2 between junctions 2(Medway Bridge) and 3 (Chatham turn-off) at 10.15am. One man believed to be about 60 years of age was trapped by...21/07/2019 10:1521/07/2019 11:083
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