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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
M20 crash between a van and HGV
Incident details
Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash between a van and an HGV on the M20 on coast bound carriageway between junctions 11 at Hythe and 11a for Channel Tunnel. Firefighters worked with paramedics from SECAMB to assess the driver of the van and then using hydraulic cutting gear freed the man, who was trapped by his injuries. He was then transferred to ambulance and into the care of paramedics. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
10/01/2019 17:02
Stop date and time
10/01/2019 18:26
M20
Kent
CT21
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
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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