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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
Three people released from car crash near Lydd
Incident details
Emergency services were called to a two car crash on Jurys Gap Road,Lydd on Romney Marsh. Kent Fire and Rescue Service mobilised three fire engines to the scene and colleagues from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance. Crews from both services worked together with paramedics from SECAmb and the air ambulance to assess three people trapped in their cars. Crews used hydraulic cutting gear to free the people and they were placed into the care of SECAmb. Kent Police officers managed the traffic around the scene. Firefighters made the scene safe.
Start date and time
24/05/2019 20:14
Stop date and time
24/05/2019 21:27
Jurys Gap Road
Lydd
Kent
TN29
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
  • Access - Small tools
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • HEMS - Kent Air Ambulance
  • HEMS - Doctors/paramedics
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