Kent Volunteer Fire Department

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Year Fire Rescue Total
2021 104 172 276
2020 134 135 269
2019 167 11O 277
2018 205 118 323
2017 207 163 370
2016 191 218 409
2015 193 230 423
2014 203 147 350
2013 161 153 314
2012 166 111 277
2011 174 89 263
2010 133 103 236

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Welcome to the Official Website for Kent Fire Department

Welcome to the Kent Volunteer Fire Department Web Site. We are located 65 miles North of NYC in Kent Cliffs Putnam County New York. Our zip code is shared with Carmel NY. The landscape of our community is primarily residential and includes the NYS White Pond Multiple Use Area (a 276-acre State park) and the Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park (a 14,086-acre State park) and many smaller State and town parks with hiking trails, campsites, lakes, and playgrounds. Our community is also part of the NYC Croton Reservoir and Watershed system and includes the Chuang Yen Monastery which houses the largest Buddha statue in Europe, North and South America. This brings visitors to our community from around the globe. Our district also includes a 2.6-mile portion of the Taconic State Parkway from Route 301 (mile marker 31.4) to the Dutchess County East Fishkill line (mile marker 34.0). 

Because of our district terrain, the Kent Volunteer Fire Department in renowned and respected for our training and ability to fight brush fires and have been called to other districts to assist on numerous occasions over the years. 

We are one of the few departments that utilize lime-yellow trucks which according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are safer than red fire trucks. Our fire district comprises over 30 square miles and is served by dedicated volunteers.

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Upcoming Winter Events!

Kent Fire Department, November 30

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❄️ The Kent Volunteer Fire Department will be participating in the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary First Responders Chili War on Saturday, December 3rd at the Outdoor Christmas Village, 10 Fair Street, Carmel, NY.

The Christmas Village will be open to the public from 2:30-9:00 pm. The Chili tasting will be held from 3:00-5:00pm. Last year, we won 1st place and donated our winnings to United ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Today (11/25/22) at 12:49PM, Kent Volunteer Fire and Ambulance was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with reported entrapment on the Taconic State Parkway northbound at mile marker 329 Upon arrival units found 1 vehicle rolled over off the roadway w

Kent Fire Department, November 25

Patient was was evaluated by EMS and transported to the hospital for further evaluation. Units cleared at approx 2:00PM.... (Full Story & Photos)

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On behalf of the members of the Kent Volunteer Fire Department we wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Kent Fire Department, November 24

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Kent Fire Department, November 21

On Sunday the Kent Fire Department provided a standby ambulance crew to support Green Chimneys Clearpool annual trail run fundraiser, the weather was great and luckily our crew was not needed. Were always happy to help out our local organizations.... (Full Story & Photos)

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SAVE THE DATE!!

Kent Fire Department, November 13

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Santa is coming to the Kent Fire District #1!

Our annual Candy Cane Run will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 starting at 10AM.

Our Firefighters and EMTs will be escorting Santa around town on our fire trucks handing out candy canes and spreading Holiday cheer!

We will also be collecting Toy donations. We ask that any donations be unwrapped and in new condition.

We look forward ... (Full Story & Photos)

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To those serving today and to those who have served in the past, we honor your sacrifices—today, and every day

Kent Fire Department, November 11

Happy Veterans Day! 🇺🇸... (Full Story)


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Raffle Winner!

Kent Fire Department, November 02

Lastnight We held the drawing for our sportsman raffle 🎟️

The lucky winning ticket was ticket #174 and the winner preferred not to be publicly recognized.

We want to thank all of our members who sold tickets and to everyone who purchased tickets to help support the Kent Volunteer Fire Department!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kent Fire Department, October 31

On 10/31 at about 7:44 AM the Kent Fire Department was dispatched to Dixon Road in the area of the DEP shaft 9 facility for a dump truck rollover with injuries. Upon arrival first responders found the driver was out of the vehicle with minor injuries.

The vehicle sustained a fuel leak and required the response of NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and Nyc Department of Environmental Protection ... (Full Story & Photos)

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