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Fire crews deal with horror crash in training exercise

PUBLISHED: 09:14 02 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:14 02 June 2015

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Firefighters from Swanscombe and Dartford took part

Fire crews from north Kent tested their skills to the limit last week as they dealt with a horrific simulated crash.

Crews from Swanscombe and Dartford worked on an exercise involving multiple casualties on a double decker bus that had become wedged under a bridge.

They had to free four passengers who were trapped after the crash, which killed one person and seriously injured three others.

Around 20 firefighters from the two stations took part.

For the full story see Thursday’s Gravesend Reporter.


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