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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
Barn fire in Eynsford near DartfordLATEST: 9:30PM Firefighters have made good progress in tackling the fire. The operations have been reduced to three fire engines. Crews remaining at the site are turning over and damping any...09/07/2019 17:35 5
Out of control bonfire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of an out of control bonfire near Chilmington Green in Ashford. Crews arrived to find the bonfire had spread from a small rubbish skip to a large...09/07/2019 08:4909/07/2019 09:572
Man treated for burns following shed fire in AshfordKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an incident where a man suffered minor burns to his arms and face during a fire involving a shed and fences in the back garden of a property in Yew Close,...08/07/2019 16:0208/07/2019 16:412
UPDATE: Crash involving a car and HGV in Tunbridge WellsUpdate at 08:20 - Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the car roof and free a man trapped inside. He was handed into the care of SECAmb paramedics and the air ambulance. The road...08/07/2019 07:0308/07/2019 08:073
Garden log cabin fire in Herne BayKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire involving a log cabin in the back garden of a Herne Bay property. On arrival crews found the structure, measuring 8 metres x 4 metres, well alight....08/07/2019 00:3708/07/2019 01:272
Water rescue from Great Stour River near CanterburyKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Great Stour River near Canterbury to reports three children and two male adults had fallen from a canoe and were stranded on an island in the middle of...07/07/2019 18:3407/07/2019 19:272
Bin fire in Margate apartment block Kent Fire and Rescue Service sent a large response to a high rise tower block when it was called to a fire at Invicta House on Millmead Road, Margate. Fire crews arrived to find smoke logging on all...07/07/2019 11:1207/07/2019 11:394
Roof fire in Chatham propertyLATEST: 11:15 Sunday 7 July The fire is now out and an investigation into the blaze will take place to determine cause. UPDATE: 10:30 Sunday 7 July Firefighters continue to tackle the fire in...07/07/2019 08:5507/07/2019 11:144
Fire in basement flat in FolkestoneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire in a basement flat of a four story building in Guildhalll Street, Folkestone. The flat was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Firefighters entered...06/07/2019 14:3306/07/2019 15:292
Man rescued from heavily smoke logged flat in RamsgateKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to King Street in Ramsgate to reports of smoke seen coming from a flat. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus entered the home and...04/07/2019 19:1704/07/2019 19:342
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