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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
Two rescued from crashed car off A2 at Harbledown, nr Canterbury
Incident details
Firefighters were called to assist at a single car crash off of the A2, near Canterbury. They helped to rescue of two casualties that were trapped in the vehicle, that had landed on its side down an embankment after leaving the road on section 9 of the A2, near Harbledown. Both were attended to by air ambulance staff.
Start date and time
09/10/2017 11:32
Stop date and time
09/10/2017 12:25
A2
Harbledown
Kent
CT2
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Winch
  • Rescue - Inflating lift bag
  • Medical - Oxygen therapy
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • HEMS - Kent Air Ambulance
  • HEMS - Doctors/paramedics
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