Kent Fire & Rescue Service
Navigate
Home > News > Incidents
Incidents

Incidents

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 on M20 before Cheriton exit
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service and emergency service partners were called to a single car crash on the M20 between junctions 11a (Eurotunnel) and 12 (Cheriton). Firefighters worked with paramedics to assess the driver before using rescue cutting gear to gain access to him before transferring him from his vehicle into the care of SECAmb. Highways England officers assisted Kent Police in managing traffic around the incident. Please check Highways England for closures. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
21/03/2019 14:45
Stop date and time
21/03/2019 15:35
M20
Newington
Kent
CT18
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)
  • Highways England traffic officers
Connect with us
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • YouTube icon
  • Flickr icon
  • GovDelivery icon
  • Instagram icon