Incident at St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling into Basin 2

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Incident at St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling into Basin 2

This morning, a dramatic rescue unfolded at St Mary’s Island, Chatham, when a person fell into the water at Basin 2. The incident occurred around 9 am near the Boardwalk off Maritime Way.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Emergency Response

Emergency services were alerted at approximately 8:30 am, prompting a swift and coordinated response. The Coastguard, Kent Fire and Rescue Service, and South East Coast Ambulance Service all rushed to the scene, joined by the Air Ambulance.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2
incident at st mary’s island, chatham: person rescued after falling into basin 2

Upon arrival, emergency personnel found the individual in distress in the water. CPR was reportedly administered in an attempt to revive the casualty. After being stabilized, the person was carefully placed on a stretcher and transported by road ambulance to a nearby hospital for further medical treatment.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Onlookers and Community Impact

Witnesses described a tense atmosphere as emergency responders worked diligently to save the individual. Onlookers gathered along the Boardwalk, watching anxiously as the rescue operation unfolded. The presence of the Air Ambulance underscored the seriousness of the situation.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2
incident at st mary’s island, chatham: person rescued after falling into basin 2

Official Statements

As of now, no official details have been released regarding the identity or current condition of the person involved. Authorities have not disclosed the cause of the fall into the water, and an investigation is likely underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2
incident at st mary’s island, chatham: person rescued after falling into basin 2

Local residents have expressed their concerns and support, emphasizing the importance of safety measures around the water bodies in the area. The swift response by the emergency services has been praised, highlighting their dedication and efficiency in handling such emergencies.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2
incident at st mary’s island, chatham: person rescued after falling into basin 2

Conclusion

This morning’s incident at St Mary’s Island serves as a stark reminder of the potential dangers present near water. The community awaits further updates on the individual’s condition and any additional information regarding the incident. For now, thoughts are with the person affected and their loved ones, hoping for a swift recovery.

Incident At St Mary’s Island, Chatham: Person Rescued After Falling Into Basin 2

A Spokesman for Kent Police said:

A spokesman said: “We were called at 9.30am to a report of a concern for the welfare of a person seen in water near Barrack Road, Chatham.

Officers are in attendance and a man has been taken to a local hospital for medical treatment.

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