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Saving lives – creating a safer future

Together with our customers, we work to make our county even safer, helping people in their homes, places of work and education to lead safer lives.

Safety in the home

Home fire safety visit

A Kent Fire and Rescue Service free Safe and Well home visit means you can talk with one of our friendly Safe and Well officers in your home, receive fire safety advice relevant to you and to talk about any safety concerns you may have.

Check if you are eligible for a free visit

Home safety advice

Would you know what to do if there were a fire in your home? Do you have an escape plan? How often do you test your smoke alarms? You can find answers to these questions and much more in our home safety advice section.

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Smoke alarms

Smoke alarms save lives. Learn about these, as well as other vital alarms, and why you should have them in your home.

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Firesetter intervention

Worried about a young person starting fires?  We're here to help

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My personal safety

From fraud and cyber crime to domestic abuse, find information about your personal safety, how to report an incident and learn about our commitment to safeguarding

Your personal safety

Support after an incident

After a fire there can be a lot to think about and do. Learn about organisations and resources where you can obtain help and information.

Support after an incident

Business safety

The Building Safety Act 2022

The Building Safety Act came into effect on 28 April 2022 and affects the duties of Responsible Persons.

Learn about the new Act

Fire Risk Assessments

Learn about fire risk assessments for your premises.

Fire Risk Assessments

High Rise Buildings

Important advice and information for owners or Responsible Persons for buildings that contain two or more sets of domestic premises, are over 11 metres in height, or are at least 18 metres or 7 storeys in height 


High rise buildings

Licensing and licensed premises

Learn about licensing and fire safety.

Licensed premises

Event Fire Safety

From music festivals to village fetes, there is  a legal duty to ensure the safety of the public. Learn about event safety.

Event fire safety

Fire alarms

The alarm system you use will depend on your type of premises. Learn about the type of alarm required and Automatic Fire Alarms.

Fire alarms

Business safety advice

From farming to firework displays, take a look at our safety advice page. 

Business safety advice


KFRS have a duty to enforce safety standards and endeavour to help businesses comply with their legal duties.  

Learn about our Enforcement Policy

The cost of living and your business

We are here to offer help and advice if you are looking to find ways of reducing costs.

Read what you can do

Road safety

Kent Fire and Rescue Service attend around 1,000 road crashes every year. This is why we work closely with partners including other emergency services to help reduce the number of crashes and deaths. From educating young drivers to road safety for bikers, learn more about what we’re doing to help drivers stay safe.

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Water safety

Specialist water rescue is an important part of Kent Fire and Rescue Service's work. Learn about our specialist water rescue crews, who is at risk, and what to do in an emergency.

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Fire hydrants

Fire hydrants can be found on pavements, roads, or in public spaces. They provide the water essential for firefighting which is why it’s so important to ensure they are maintained and working.

Discover more about hydrants

Seasonal safety

From keeping warm and driving during the winter, to staying hydrated and barbecuing safely in the summer, learn what you can do to help yourself and others stay safe.

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Be ‘flood prepared’ – learn what to do and who to contact in the event of a flood

Be flood prepared