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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
Mud rescue in Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of three men in a boat had become stuck in mud on the River Medway in Lower Halstow, near Sittingbourne. 
 
Five fire engines were sent to the scene off Lapwing Drive, including the Water Safety Unit, and crews worked with the H.M Coastguard to bring the trio safely back onto dry land using mud rescue equipment. 
 
The men were passed into the care of SECAmb. Officers from Kent Police were also in attendance.
Start date and time
10/08/2020 20:31
Stop date and time
10/08/2020 22:47
Number of fire engines
5
Equipment
  • Rescue - Winch
  • Rescue - Mud path
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
  • SECamb Hazardous Area Response Team (HART)
  • HM Coastguard
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