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Fire

Be prepared

  • Reduce fire hazards. Contact Kent Fire and Rescue Service on 0800 9237000 or visit www.kent.fire-uk.org for free home fire safety advice.
  • Fit and maintain smoke alarms - at least one on every floor (check the batteries every week).
  • Plan an escape route should fire break out at night (most fire deaths occur while people are sleeping).
  • Consider storing important documents in a fire-proof safe.
  • Don’t overload electricity sockets.
  • Never leave cooking or candles unattended.

If fire breaks out

  • Get out.
  • Stay out.
  • DO NOT use a lift.
  • Dial 999 and follow the advice of the Fire Service.
  • If you’re moving or trapped in smoke, stay close to the floor where the air is cleaner
  • Never re-enter your home until the Fire and Rescue Service has made it safe.
Last Updated: 19th June 2018 Print Link

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