KFRS fire scene investigators help to find answers

Meet the fire investigation team at Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS), who attend more complex or serious incidents to help discover the cause of the fire and provide closure for the people impacted. Fires start for a number of…

KFRS first emergency service to achieve LGBTQ+ standard

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is proud to announce during Pride Month, that it’s the first emergency service to achieve the Pride in Care quality standard for its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Awarded by national charity, Opening…

Flashing and vibrating smoke alarms providing peace of mind for deaf people

The shrill sound of a smoke alarm is very effective at alerting people when there’s a fire, but what if you’re deaf or have hearing difficulties? That was the concern of 62-year-old Lyn, who lives alone with her assistance dog,…

KFRS achieves gold award for commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion

Kent Fire and Rescue Service is committed to supporting LGBTQ+ communities in every way possible and has achieved a gold award for its commitment to inclusivity, diversity and equality in the workplace. The award is given to companies and public…

On-call firefighter inspires daughters to achieve their goals

‘As a mother of daughters, I really want them to know they can do whatever they want to do in this world. Whether that’s being a firefighter, or being a princess, or both – because I like to think I…

Meet the team striving to protect you and your home

Prevention is better than cure – an old saying that is very fitting for Kent’s modern-day fire service, which strives to prevent fires and other emergencies from happening in the first place. In the last two years alone, Kent Fire…

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…

Folkestone good causes receive boost from fire crew fundraising

UK Firefighters from Folkestone, Kent received a warm welcome at the ARRCC Centre in Tontine Street when they went along to present a cheque for £1,000, raised by the fire station through their annual Christmas charity collections. This facility is…

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