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.
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.
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
The Building Safety Act 2022
The Building Safety Act came into effect on 28 April 2022 and affects the duties of Responsible Persons.
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
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.
The alarm system you use will depend on your type of premises. Learn about the type of alarm required and Automatic Fire Alarms.
Business safety advice
From farming to firework displays, take a look at our safety advice page.
KFRS have a duty to enforce safety standards and endeavour to help businesses comply with their legal duties.
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.
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.
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.