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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
Road crash involving two cars and a lorry in Medway
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash on the A229 near Walderslade Woods involving two cars and a lorry. Firefighters worked with other emergency services at the scene of the crash, which caused a large build up of traffic in the area. Together with paramedics, crews assessed one man who was trapped by his injuries in one of the vehicles. The crews used hydraulic cutting gear to remove the roof of the vehicle to gain access to him. He was removed on a long board and placed in the care of SECAmb paramedics. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
08/11/2017 15:42
Stop date and time
08/11/2017 16:24
A229
Chatham
Kent
ME5
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
  • Medical - First aid kit
  • Access - Small tools
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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