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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
Car crashes into tree near Frittenden
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the A229 at Frittenden where a car had crashed into a tree. The driver, a male in his 20s, was trapped in the car by the tree. Crews used a bow saw to remove branches away from the car, then using hydraulic rescue gear the firefighters opened the door to gain access to the driver who was transferred into the care of paramedics. Crews made the scene safe.
Start date and time
13/04/2019 02:23
Stop date and time
13/04/2019 03:03
A229
Frittenden
Kent
TN12
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Rescue - Jaws of life/hyrdraulic spreaders/rams/cutting tools
  • Medical - First aid kit
Partner agencies
  • Kent Police
  • South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)
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