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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 freed from car after Herne Bay crash
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash involving a vehicle hitting a post box on Beacon Hill, Herne Bay. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic rescue equipment to remove the car roof and free a man trapped inside. He was passed into the care of SECAmb paramedics, as was a woman who was out of the vehicle upon arrival.
Start date and time
31/01/2019 10:30
Stop date and time
31/01/2019 11:11
Beacon Hill
Herne Bay
Kent
CT6
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
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