Water safety warning

Kent firefighters have been carrying out water rescue training exercises ready for a busy summer of call outs. In the last three years nine people have lost their lives in lakes and rivers across the county.

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Firefighters prepare for water rescues

Summer may finally be upon us but for Kent Fire and Rescue Service it means a particular hazard. In the last three years nine people have lost their lives in lakes and rivers across the county.

Many more have been brought to safety by firefighters. It's another aspect of the rescue service that is now far removed from just dealing with fires. Iain McBride reports.

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