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999 emergency in Maidstone? No, just little Johnny

17 May 2014
by Alan Smith

Let's sound the siren!

Let's sound the siren!

Shoppers in Maidstone town centre today may be forgiven for thinking a major emergency is in progress, with the wail of 999 sirens echoing repeatedly through the streets.

But it is only children visiting a display by the South East Coast Ambulance Service in Market Square, where they are being allowed to blip the siren and flash the emergency lights.

The ambulance is part of a wider display by the emergency services that includes demonstrations on how to handle a chip-pan fire by KFRS, a chance to meet the Bobbies at a mobile police station and a visit by the town’s first-aid providing Urban Blue Bus.

Plenty of emergency services. Fortunately no emergency

Plenty of emergency services. Fortunately no emergency

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