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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Today is the day! Kensington's Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration starts at noon!
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to this family friendly event with activities for all ages. Music • Performances • Food Trucks • Beer & Beverage Garden
Located at St. Paul Park in Kensington.
Visit KensingtonJuneteenth.com for more information.
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We’re delighted to congratulate the following members on their successful completion of entry-level PSTA courses for the Spring 2024 semester! We eagerly look forward to each of them putting these newly acquired certifications to good use in assisting the citizens of Montgomery County.

Emt-B: Emely Cardona, Annie An, Thomas Nalls, Christophe Marchand
Cadet class: Edward Malpartida, Jenny Iraheta
Fire class: Hana Munshi

🎉 Congratulations to all!
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We’re delighted to congratulate the following members on their successful completion of entry-level PSTA courses for the Spring 2024 semester! We eagerly look forward to each of them putting these newly acquired certifications to good use in assisting the citizens of Montgomery County.
Emt-B: Emely Cardona, Annie An, Thomas Nalls, Christophe Marchand
Cadet class: Edward Malpartida, Jenny Iraheta
Fire class: Hana Munshi
🎉 Congratulations to all!Image attachment

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Our future is looking strong. Well done, team.

Congratulations!

Congratulations

From rookies to heroes-in-training! Our probationary members are blazing through their first year of membership, completing all their introductory training requirements, and gearing up to join the KVFD family. 🚒

Ready to ignite your journey with us? Explore our membership options and start your application today. buff.ly/4azhZEC
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From rookies to heroes-in-training! Our probationary members are blazing through their first year of membership, completing all their introductory training requirements, and gearing up to join the KVFD family. 🚒 
Ready to ignite your journey with us? Explore our membership options and start your application today. https://buff.ly/4azhZEC

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Thank you for all that you do!

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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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