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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
Car crashes into building - Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to an incident involving a car that had crashed into a building on A2050 near New Dover Road. On arrival crews were faced with a car that had crashed into the Old Gate Inn public house. The driver of the car was trapped by his injuries including suspected spinal injuries. Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the roof to free the trapped man, who was in his 60s. Crews assisted paramedics and the man was taken to hospital by ambulance. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
19/12/2014 07:34
Stop date and time
19/12/2014 08:28
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 3HL
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
Hydraulic rescue equipment
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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