Crews hit the streets in the Fight Against Fire

On Thursday, 7 April, KFRS will launch its Fight Against Fire mission to fit and test as many smoke alarms as possible in one day, in homes across Kent and Medway. Hundreds of firefighters will be out and about offering…

KFRS supports vaccination booster push

Throughout the pandemic, Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has been proud to support its blue light partners, NHS colleagues, local councils and community organisations. People from across KFRS have offered their help whenever possible, including during the mass roll-out…

Kent FRS achieves accreditation for customer service excellence

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has been awarded ServiceMark accreditation by the Institute of Customer Service (ICS), following record feedback from customers and colleagues. It’s the first time a fire and rescue service has achieved this recognition, and it’s…

Meet the crew specially trained to rescue animals across Kent

To many, animals are like members of the family, or crucial livelihood for farmers, which is why animal rescue emergencies are as important as any other for Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS). Its dedicated animal rescue unit (ARU), based…

Help keep hydrants in your neighbourhood healthy

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is on a mission to encourage the people of Kent and Medway to help keep hydrants healthy in their local area. Located all over the county, fire hydrants provide firefighters with access to a…

Kent FRS to launch first-ever online fire station open day

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) is calling on Kent residents at home to tune into the first-ever online fire station open day on Thursday 28 May! Aimed at families of all ages, the virtual event has been organised in…

Kent Fire and Rescue Service to support ambulance service during COVID-19

Kent firefighters are supporting their blue light colleagues in the fight against Covid-19 by lending their services to the wider community. Crews and staff at Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) are working alongside South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb)…

Emergency services celebrated for dementia friendly initiatives at annual Alzheimer’s Society awards

Following Alzheimer’s Society’s annual Dementia Friendly Awards on 27 November, three local emergency services have been recognised nationally for their achievements in leading the sector by helping to support people with dementia to live safely in their local community. Kent Fire…

Kent youngsters on the road to a safer summer

Families across Kent and Medway look set to have a fun and an even safer summer thanks to a brand new activity booklet which aims to help youngsters understand how to look out for risks, and keep themselves and their families safe. The ‘Road Trip…

Lucky escape for woman who entered frozen lake to save dogs

‘Don’t try to be a hero during the cold weather’ – that’s the advice of 44-year-old Dani Michaels, who dialled 999 after her friend Jenny entered a frozen lake in Ashford, in an attempt to save their dogs. The friends…

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