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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
Fallen tree causes two car crash in Upchurch
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving two cars on Oak Lane in Upchurch near Rainham. Crews arrived to find a woman in her 30s trapped by her injuries. Using hydraulic cutting gear the crews released the woman into the care of SECAmb paramedics. Firefighters made the scene safe. It's believed the crash was caused by a fallen tree.
Start date and time
18/01/2018 07:14
Stop date and time
18/01/2018 08:11
Oak Lane
Upchurch
Kent
ME9 7AY
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)
  • Highways England traffic officers
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