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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 and South East Coast Ambulance Service 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.

Incident
Man released after crash in Goudhurst
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on Smiths Lane in Goudhurst where a car had hit a tree. A man in his 20s was trapped by his injuries, so crews used hydraulic cutting gear to free him from the car. He was assessed by firefighters and paramedics before he was released from his vehicle and transferred to the ambulance and placed in the care of paramedics. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
18/05/2017 22:49
Stop date and time
18/05/2017 23:35
Smiths Lane
Goudhurst
Kent
TN17
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
  • Access - Small tools
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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