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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
Water rescue from Great Stour River near Canterbury
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Great Stour River near Canterbury to reports three children and two male adults had fallen from a canoe and were stranded on an island in the middle of the river. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and the crews were able to pull the stranded five to safety. They were treated for signs of hypothermia. They were placed in the care of SECAmb paramedics.   
 
It's prompted firefighters to issue safety warnings as people use the county's waterways and lakes. Always make sure you are all confident on and in the water. Avoid stretches of water that are unfamiliar. If you fall in the water, float on your back and stay calm   .  
Start date and time
07/07/2019 18:34
Stop date and time
07/07/2019 19:27
A28 Sturry Road
Sturry
Kent
CT2 0AE
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
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