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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
Man cut free from car crash near Tunbridge Wells
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a single car crash on Ashurst Road, Ashurst near Tunbridge Wells. Crews used heavy rescue cutting gear to remove the roof of the car to gain access to the driver. Firefighters worked with paramedics to transfer the man in his late 20s into an ambulance. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
21/09/2018 17:08
Stop date and time
21/09/2018 17:59
Ashurst Road
Ashurst
Kent
TN3
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
3
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Rescue - Heavy rescue equipment (breaching/breaking)
  • Access - Small tools
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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