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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 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.

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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Business safety

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

Learn about the Fire Safety Act 2021

Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

Learn about these Regulations and what Responsible Persons must provide 

Learn about the Regulations


The Fire Risk Assessment Prioritisation Tool (FRAPT) is to help Responsible Persons prioritise updating and reviewing their fire risk assessment


Learn about FRAPT

Sending your documents and plans to us

Learn what documents should be submitted to us under the new Fire Safety Regulations 2022, 

Read about sending forms and plans

Secure Information Boxes

Learn about these secure storage boxes that holds crucial information for the use of firefighters.

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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.

Fire Risk Assessments

Event fire safety

If you are running an event, Kent Fire and Rescue Service can provide advice on the fire safety arrangements needed.


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High rise buildings in Kent and Medway

Important advice and information for owners or Responsible Persons for high rise residential buildings.

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Licensing and licensed premises

Learn about the fire safety requirements for licenced premises, how to apply and the fire safety measures needed.

Licensed premises

Fire Alarms

Businesses must have appropriate fire safety precautions in place, including fire alarms. 

Check out our Fire Alarms section

Business safety advice

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

Fire safety advice


We are here to help businesses comply with their legal duties, but also have a duty to enforce safety standards.

Read our Enforcement Policy

Road safety

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.

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Water safety

Learn about Kent Fire and Rescue Service specialist water rescue crews, who is at risk and what you can 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.

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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