About Kettering’s Fire Department
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The Kettering Fire Department is responsible for fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and disaster preparedness. It consists of 61 career and 52 part time members.
The department staffs five engines, two aerial ladder trucks, four paramedic units and a command vehicle housed in five 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.
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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.
Headquarters: 4745 Hempstead Station Drive
Company 32: 3484 Far Hills Avenue
Company 33: 2861 Bobbie Place
Company 34: 2700 Patterson Road
Company 36: 4745 Hempstead Station Drive
Company 37: 3780 Tait Road
Fire HQ | 4745 Hempstead Station Drive Kettering Ohio 45429 | 937-296-2489