About Kettering’s Fire Department

For Emergencies, dial 9-1-1
For Non-Emergencies, dial 937-296-2489


The Kettering Fire Department is responsible for fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and disaster preparedness. It consists of 54 career and 50 volunteer members.

The department staffs seven engines, two aerial ladder trucks, two paramedic units and three ambulance units housed in seven stations throughout the city. Employing state-of-the-art equipment, comprehensive training and an aggressive fire prevention program, the Fire Department has achieved a 96-percent satisfaction rating among Kettering’s citizens.

The Kettering Fire Department provides a wide range of services. In addition to fire and emergency medical services, the staff also is trained and equipped to handle special emergency situations, including hazardous material incidents, confined space rescue, rope rescue, water/ice rescue and building collapse rescue.

The Fire Department also is responsible for disaster preparedness including maintaining the city’s Disaster Plan and Emergency Operations Center as well as activating the public notification (warning siren) system.

Taking a proactive approach to community fire safety through its fire prevention programs, the department offers safety inspections, pre-construction plans review, public education programs and post-fire investigations. For businesses or citizen groups in the city, the Fire Department will provide — at no or low cost — training programs in fire extinguisher use, CPR and first aid.  A child car seat safety check program is offered as well.  Appointments can be scheduled for our monthly seat check sessions.

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Headquarters: 2329 Wilmington Pike
Company 31: 2350 S. Dixie Drive
Company 32: 250 W. Dorothy lane
Company 33: 2861 Bobbie Place
Company 34: 2700 Patterson Road
Company 35: 4121 Shroyer Road
Company 36: 4500 Bigger Road
Company 37: 3780 Tait Road



Fire HQ | 2329 Wilmington Pike Kettering Ohio 45420 | 937-296-2489