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…

Kent firefighters amongst the best in the world

Six firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s (KFRS) Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team returned from Germany at the weekend with smiles on their faces, after receiving high praise from the United Nation’s International Search And Rescue Advisory Group…

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