KFRS launches new family open days across the county
11 June 2019
Kent Fire and Rescue Service is delighted to launch a series of NEW fantastically fun Family Open Days throughout Kent this summer.
Fire engines and face-painting, selfie-boards and shows, awesome activity zones and all-round family fun are just a few of the things you can expect to find at this year’s events. Held on selected dates from June to September 2019, families and friends alike are invited to come along and meet firefighters and staff before taking part in an exciting day full of educational activities, fire and road safety experiences.
Families will be able to pick up a free activity trail card before exploring four new designated areas – the Create Zone, Wellbeing Zone, Active Zone and Food Zone. Get a stamp for each zone completed as you make your way through and take part in a range of exciting and educational activities. The Family Open Days will be free for all to attend.
Leanne McMahon, Group Manager for Customer Engagement and Community Safety said:
“Our stations are so excited to open their doors to the community for fun-filled Family Open Day events this summer. This year our Open Days are going to be better than ever – with brand new themed zones and educational activities to enjoy."
"Each Open Day will be all about raising awareness of fire and road safety through displays, talks, shows, games and hands-on activities. Those coming along will also be able to witness incredible live-action firefighter demonstrations, meet the KFRS Control team and get home safety tips from our Community Safety Officers.”
Save the Dates:
15 June - New Romney Fire Station (10am – 4pm)
22 June - Ramsgate Fire Station (11am – 3pm)
13 July – Maidstone Fire Station (10am – 2pm)
20 July – Ashford Fire Station (11am – 3pm)
27 July – Folkestone Fire Station (11am – 4pm)
03 August – Dartford Fire Station (11am – 4pm)
06 August – Dover Fire Station (11am – 3pm)
10 August – Thames-side Fire Station (11am – 4pm)
24 August – Dymchurch Fire Station (11am – 4pm)
31 August – Strood Fire Station (11am – 3pm)
21 September - Sheppey Fire Station (10:30am - 4pm)
Notes to Media
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request a media pass for one of the events.
*Herne Bay crews will also be holding a Family Open Day (29 June), held at Wimereux Square. The event will have a different itinerary to the above. Please check the Open Days page for full event and activity details.
**Deal Fire Station will also be holding a Family Open Day (27 July). The event will have a different itinerary to the above. Please check the Open Days page for full event and activity details.