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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 timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Property fire in UpstreetKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a building alight on Grove Ferry, Upstreet in Canterbury. Six fire engines were sent to the scene, along with a height vehicle, and the building...23/07/2021 08:3023/07/2021 12:29Upstreet6
NotificationKent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Tunbridge Wells area. For privacy queries please contact us quoting 'training'.21/07/2021 13:3021/07/2021 17:00Tunbridge Wells0
Roof fire after lightning strike - GillinghamFirefighters have dealt with a small fire in the loft space of a three-storey property in Rotary Gardens, Gillingham, believed to have started after a lightning strike. Crews wearing breathing...20/07/2021 17:3720/07/2021 19:12Rotary Gardens, Gillingham2
Weather-related incidents - countywideFirefighters and KFRS Volunteers have been working hard throughout the afternoon and into the evening at a number of weather-related incidents across Kent and Medway. • Flooding in Maidstone -...20/07/2021 17:0021/07/2021 17:00Countywide0
Disposable barbecue sparks fire in GravesendKent Fire and Rescue Service is issuing important barbecue safety advice following a fire in a Gravesend garden. Two fire engines were sent to the fire on Scott Road, and crews used hose reel jets...20/07/2021 01:4520/07/2021 02:08Gravesend2
Update: Roof fire in CanterburyUpdate: 10:00 All firefighting activity at the scene of a roof fire on Littlebourne Road in Canterbury is complete, and the fire is now out. At the height of the fire, four fire engines and a...19/07/2021 04:0219/07/2021 08:44Littlebourne Road, Canterbury4
Fire in bedroom - Minster-on-SeaFirefighters were called to reports of smoke issuing from the bedroom window of a two-storey home in Belgrave Road, Minster-on-Sea, on the Isle of Sheppey. Upon arrival, crews in breathing...16/07/2021 18:2316/07/2021 19:21Belgrave Road, Minster-on-Sea, Isle of Sheppey3
NotificationNotification Kent Fire and Rescue Service is flying its drone in the Maidstone area. For privacy queries contact us quoting reference 1248.14/07/2021 05:0014/07/2021 08:20Maidstone0
Update: Commercial building fire in MaidstoneUpdate 19.40: Firefighting work is now complete at the scene of a fire at a nightclub and restaurant in Week Street, Maidstone. Crews have now left the area and an investigation to determine...14/07/2021 02:3614/07/2021 18:29Week Street, Maidstone15
Garage fire in Headcorn, AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a garage alight in Brooklands, in Headcorn, Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose...13/07/2021 17:4113/07/2021 19:36Brooklands, in Headcorn, Ashford2
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