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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SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!

Kensington VFD's Elves will be bringing Santa to our local neighborhoods, nightly from December 15th-24th! In the coming days, we will post each night's route as a sepate Facebook Event, so you can see exactly what streets he is planned* to drive on. But you can see the general areas for each night in this graphic, with more details to come.

We do our very best to get Santa to as many areas as possible. Please know that routes may change or be canceled with or without notice, due to calls for emergency service, weather, or other unforseen circumstances. Each night's Santa Run will start around 6PM, and we will have a tracker posted here so you can follow along for a better idea of when he will be on your street!

You will hear him coming down your street - we ask that you please stay on the sidewalk and in yards as the caravan passes by.
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SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!
Kensington VFDs Elves will be bringing Santa to our local neighborhoods, nightly from December 15th-24th! In the coming days, we will post each nights route as a sepate Facebook Event, so you can see exactly what streets he is planned* to drive on. But you can see the general areas for each night in this graphic, with more details to come. 
We do our very best to get Santa to as many areas as possible. Please know that routes may change or be canceled with or without notice, due to calls for emergency service, weather, or other unforseen circumstances. Each nights Santa Run will start around 6PM, and we will have a tracker posted here so you can follow along for a better idea of when he will be on your street! 
You will hear him coming down your street - we ask that you please stay on the sidewalk and in yards as the caravan passes by.

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Every year I’m disappointed Wheaton Woods isn’t on the list. Tons of kiddos who would love to see Santa!

Not coming to Randolph Hills this year?

Please come through the townhomes of Forest Glen Station if able!

I wish I was a kid living in Kensington!!!

This means so much to the kiddos, thank you!

Rob Fox

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Today is #GivingTuesday! Consider making a donation to your local volunteer fire department. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the generosity of our donors. Use the link to make your donation! kvfd.org/donate/ ... See MoreSee Less

Today is #GivingTuesday! Consider making a donation to your local volunteer fire department. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the generosity of our donors. Use the link to make your donation! https://kvfd.org/donate/

The KVFD Breakfast with Santa is on Saturday, December 10th from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM at Station 5. 🎅 We hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

The KVFD Breakfast with Santa is on Saturday, December 10th from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM at Station 5. 🎅 We hope to see you there!

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Are you all having Santa drive through the neighborhoods again this year ? Thanks!

Josephine Bahn Mara Glover

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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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