The Kent Volunteer Fire Department is made up of a diverse group of people with many different interests.
The organization’s purpose is the preservation and the protection of life, limb and property from fire and other hazards.
The Fire Department was first incorporated in 1911 and is a non-profit organization with 501c3 recognition from the IRS.
Today there are 75 emergency members, who respond to a variety of calls from actual structure fires to medical emergencies; 26 veterans; and 16 auxiliary members, who assist with non emergency tasks such as fundraising.
The Department provides fire, rescue and ambulance services to the Town of Kent.