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.

Fire Prevention
Kennedale Fire Maltese

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Emergency Medical Response
  • Fire Emergencies
  • Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team
  • Emergency Notification System Administration
  • Swift Water Rescue
  • Motor Vehicle Crash Rescues

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 contact Emergicon at 972-602-2060 or 1-877-602-2060 (toll-free); or email Emergicon.


  1.  The City of Kennedale operates under the following codes, approved by City Council on April 21, 2020, (Ordinance 691, effective May 15, 2020).

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    The above external links are for your reference only and are not maintained by the City of Kennedale.

Heart Attack PSA

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.