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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Our second Summer Movie Night is on Saturday, August 27! We'll be showing Encanto and there will be pizza, popcorn, snacks, and refreshments available for purchase. We hope to see you there! 🍿🎥 ... See MoreSee Less

Our second Summer Movie Night is on Saturday, August 27! Well be showing Encanto and there will be pizza, popcorn, snacks, and refreshments available for purchase. We hope to see you there! 🍿🎥

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Today is #NationalFriendshipDay! At Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, our volunteers become lifelong friends who feel like family. Join KVFD today to help serve your community, gain valuable life experience, and make a few new friends along the way! Tap on the link to submit your application: kvfd.org

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Today is #NationalFriendshipDay! At Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, our volunteers become lifelong friends who feel like family. Join KVFD today to help serve your community, gain valuable life experience, and make a few new friends along the way! Tap on the link to submit your application: https://kvfd.org
#friendship #volunteer #emt #firefighter #kensingtonmd #kensingtonvolunteerfiredepartment #lifeatkvfd

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🗽THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICES 🗽YOU ARE 🇺🇸NEED🇺🇸

It’s #FireSafetyFriday! 🔥 Summer is still going strong and so are our grills and fire pits! Don’t let your backyard barbecue turn into an emergency situation. Make sure to keep your grills, cookers, fryers, and fire pits at least 3 feet away from your house and any shrubs or bushes. ... See MoreSee Less

It’s #FireSafetyFriday! 🔥 Summer is still going strong and so are our grills and fire pits! Don’t let your backyard barbecue turn into an emergency situation. Make sure to keep your grills, cookers, fryers, and fire pits at least 3 feet away from your house and any shrubs or bushes.
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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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