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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
Single car crash on A256 at Eastry
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a single car crash on the A256 at Eastry near Sandwich. Crews worked with other emergency services including SECAmb and Kent Police. Firefighters used rescue cutting gear to free the male driver from the vehicle. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Crews made the scene safe. 
 
Kent Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash: 
 
Witnesses sought to fatal collision on Eastry roundabout 
 
An investigation has been launched after a man died following a single-vehicle collision on the A256 near Eastry. Kent Police was called at around midnight on Friday 16 August 2019 after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a roundabout. The driver of the car, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin has been informed. Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538 quoting reference HW/MW/86/19. You can also email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk. Officers would also like to hear from anyone with dashcam footage. 
Start date and time
17/08/2019 00:06
Stop date and time
17/08/2019 01:54
Eastry Bypass
Eastry
Kent
CT14 0NL
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
  • Medical - First aid kit
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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