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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
Woman rescued from car crash near Headcorn
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on Biddenden Road between Headcorn and Tenterden. On arrival crews found a women trapped by her injuries in her car that had ended up on its side. Crews stabilised the vehicle and were able to administer first aid and oxygen to the woman. They removed the windscreen to gain access to her and together with paramedics they transferred her safely into the ambulance. She was left in the care of SECAmb paramedics. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
08/03/2020 00:25
Stop date and time
08/03/2020 01:05
Biddenden Road
Headcorn
Kent
TN27
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Medical - First aid kit
  • Medical - Oxygen therapy
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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