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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, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency 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 after fall down cliff - Sheerness
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a young man that had fallen 30 feet down a cliff at Minster on sea, Sheerness. Fire crews walked approximately half a mile to the location of the casualty. 
 
Kent Fire and Rescue Service‚Äôs technical rescue team launched the drone to provide an overview of the incident to most effectively plan the rescue of the man.  Fire crews made their way up the cliff and assessed the injuries of the casualty and provided first aid prior to the arrival of SECAmb and the Coastguard. 
 
The casualty was removed from the cliff face by the coastguard helicopter and was subsequently flown to hospital. 
Start date and time
24/08/2019 01:42
Stop date and time
24/08/2019 04:57
The Leas
Minster on Sea
Kent
ME12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Medical - First aid kit
Special and Support vehicles
  • Technical rescue unit
  • Rope rescue unit
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • HM Coastguard
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