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 the comfort of your home. You’ll receive fire safety advice relevant to you and an opportunity to talk about any safety concerns you may have.
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.
Smoke alarms save lives. Learn about these, as well as other vital alarms, and why you should have them in your home.
The Fire Safety Act 2021
The Fire Safety Act 2021 makes changes to the Fire Safety Order. Read about what the Act does and what Responsible Persons should know and do
Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022
Learn about these Regulations and what Responsible Persons must provide
The Fire Risk Assessment Prioritisation Tool (FRAPT) is to help Responsible Persons prioritise updating and reviewing their fire risk assessment
Sending your documents and plans to us
Learn what documents should be submitted to us under the new Fire Safety Regulations 2022,
Secure Information Boxes
Learn about these secure storage boxes that holds crucial information for the use of firefighters.
Fire Risk Assessments
Businesses are legally required to carry out a fire risk assessment. Learn what you need to do and how we can help.
Event fire safety
If you are running an event, Kent Fire and Rescue Service can provide advice on the fire safety arrangements needed.
High rise buildings in Kent and Medway
Important advice and information for owners or Responsible Persons for high rise residential buildings.
Licensing and licensed premises
Learn about the fire safety requirements for licenced premises, how to apply and the fire safety measures needed.
Businesses must have appropriate fire safety precautions in place, including fire alarms.
Business safety advice
From farming to firework displays, take a look at our safety advice page.
We are here to help businesses comply with their legal duties, but also have a duty to enforce safety standards.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service attend around 1,000 road crashes every year, often having to cut victims free from wreckage. 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.
Learn about Kent Fire and Rescue Service specialist water rescue crews, who is at risk and what you can do in an emergency.
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.
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.
Be ‘flood prepared’ – learn what to do and who to contact in the event of a flood