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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 rescued from river bank in Strood
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports that a man had possibly fallen into the River Medway, near the Esplanade, Strood at 4.04am. Fire crews were quickly on the scene supported by KFRS' inshore boat and fire launch. 
 
Firefighters, the Coastguard Agency and Kent Police carried out a search of the area. Fire crews used thermal imaging cameras and lighting to safely locate the man on a river bank and he was passed into the care of South East Coast Ambulance Service.
Start date and time
07/10/2018 04:04
Stop date and time
07/10/2018 05:03
Esplanade
Strood
Medway
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Support - Thermal imaging camera
  • Support - Lighting
Special and Support vehicles
  • Fire launch
  • Inshore boat
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • HM Coastguard
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