VOLUNTEER

Join the KVFD team as a volunteer firefighter/EMS provider, or auxiliary or administrative member. There’s a place for you! Learn more about our types of membership and how to become a member on our Join page. 

DONATE

Our volunteers spend hours of their time training, manning our apparatus, and responding to your calls for service! This level of commitment shown by our KVFD volunteers is made possible by the generosity of those who have previously contributed donations and those who continue to do so. 

STEPS TO MEMBERSHIP

After your application has been reviewed and your references verified, you will be contacted by phone or email to schedule an interview. Interviews generally run 30-45 minutes in length. Visit our Steps to Membership page to learn more.

Our Stations

Station 5 – Old Town

Kensington Station 5 is located at 10620 Connecticut Avenue, on the corner with Plyers Mill Road, in Old Town Kensington.

Station 18 – Glenmont

Kensington Station 18 is at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Mason Street in the heart of the Glenmont community

Station 21 – The Village

Kensington Station 21 is located on the corner of Viers Mill and Gaynor Roads on the southern border of the Aspen Hill community.

Station 25 – Aspen Hill

Kensington Station 25 is located at Connecticut Avenue and Bel Pre Road in the heart of the Aspen Hill community.

Mission Statement

The mission of KVFD is to serve the community with the highest quality fire suppression, emergency medical and rescue response, community education, fire prevention, and to train, support, equip and protect volunteers to perform these services professionally and with an e ‘spirit d’ corps.

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Happy Presidents' Day! Did you know that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson once served as volunteer firefighters? At KVFD, we continue that legacy of service to our community. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Presidents Day! Did you know that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson once served as volunteer firefighters? At KVFD, we continue that legacy of service to our community.

Imagine the luck of having your 21st birthday on a Saturday night!

Then imagine choosing to spend it assisting others.

That’s EMT Lucy Viechnicki for you.

Happy 21st Lucy, from your Saturday night shiftmates and all at KVFD.
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Imagine the luck of having your 21st birthday on a Saturday night!
Then imagine choosing to spend it assisting others.
That’s EMT Lucy Viechnicki for you.
Happy 21st Lucy, from your Saturday night shiftmates and all at KVFD.Image attachment

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Happy 21st birthday 🥳!

Happy birthday!

Happiest of birthdays 🎂!!!

Happy birthday Lucy!

I spent my 21st birthday at St. 21 in ‘91. Happy birthday!

Happy birthday Lucy. Thank you for spending your birthday with your kvfd family

Happy Birthday Lucy!

Happy Birthday 🎈🎂🎉 Lucy Hope You Enjoy Your Special Day And Celebrate. !

Spent many a birthday at the firehouse..... in Glenmont of course. Service to others id a great gift. Happy Birthday Lucy.

I spent my 21st there... the cake was not as presentable. Ronnie Dowdy

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Remembering Sergeant John Carter

On the early morning hours of October 24th, 1997, box alarm 872 was transmitted for the building on fire at 4th and Kennedy Streets, N.W. in Washington, D.C.’s Fourth Battalion. First arriving units reported a liquor store with smoke showing. Sergeant John M. Carter of the 1st Battalion was assigned to Engine Company 14 during this incident. While operating on this box alarm, Sergeant Carter unfortunately perished.

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