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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
Firefighters rescue two dogs from embankment edge on Bluebell Hill
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) was called to Bluebell Hill, (Chatham) at around 10.40am after a woman reported that her two dogs had gone over the edge of an embankment.   
 
KFRS’ drone was going to be launched however, the technical rescue and animal rescue teams successfully managed to locate the dogs on a ledge, about 3 metres down. They used safe access equipment to reach the dogs and bring them to safety, where they have now been reunited with their owner.
Start date and time
02/08/2017 10:37
Stop date and time
02/08/2017 13:12
Number of fire engines
0
Special and Support vehicles
  • Technical rescue unit
  • Rope rescue unit
  • Animal rescue unit
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