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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
Ashford road crash
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service responded to a road crash in Mersham (Ashford) following a 999 call at 9.09am. The collision involved a lorry and a car. 
 
Fire crews removed the door and roof of the car to release the male driver, who was trapped. He was placed on a spinal long board and passed into the care of the ambulance service. The lorry driver was also taken to hospital for precautionary checks. 
 
Firefighters left the scene shortly before 11am.
Start date and time
10/10/2017 09:09
Stop date and time
10/10/2017 10:48
Mersham
Kent
TN25
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
  • Medical - Spinal longboard
  • Access - Small tools
Partner agencies
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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