Kennedale Fire Department

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The Kennedale Fire Department is devoted to providing the highest quality fire rescue and emergency medical response, with an average response time of 4 minutes or less. We value and support a strong fire, rescue, and emergency medical service (EMS) mutual-aid partnership with Mansfield, Arlington, Fort Worth, and all suburban cities in South Tarrant County.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Emergency medical response
  • Fire emergencies
  • Regional hazardous materials response team
  • Emergency notification system administration
  • Swift water rescue
  • Motor vehicle crash rescues

NOTE: The City of Kennedale does not process ambulance billing. If you were treated or transported by Kennedale Fire Rescue and have a question regarding your bill, please call Intermedix at 1-866-398-8999.

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Smoke Detectors

  • Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. About one in five smoke alarm failures was due to dead batteries.
  • Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.
  • In fires considered large enough to activate the smoke alarm, hardwired alarms operated 91% of the time, while battery powered alarms operated only 75% of the time.

Smoke detector batteries should be changed at least twice a year. The Kennedale Fire Department wants to help make every home safe. If you have limited financial resources, do not have a smoke detector, or need a new one please submit a smoke detector request form (PDF) to the Fire Department.

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