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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
LGV overturns on M2 exit slip at Sittingbourne
Incident details
Emergency services are at the scene of an LGV that has fallen on its side on the London bound exit slip of the M2 at junction 5 (Sittingbourne). The M2 remains open, however the exit slip from the M2 to the A249 is closed, and drivers will need to find alternative routes to Maidstone. Firefighters used heavy rescue equipment to free the driver of the lorry who was trapped by his injuries. He has been placed in the care of paramedics.
Start date and time
29/11/2018 05:52
Stop date and time
29/11/2018 08:20
M2
Kent
ME9
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
Special and Support vehicles
  • Technical rescue unit
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • HEMS - Doctors/paramedics
  • SECamb Hazardous Area Response Team (HART)
  • Highways England traffic officers
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