About Kentwood Fire Department
The Kentwood Fire Department is a team of efficient, professional, and dedicated personnel who serve the community by protecting life, property and the environment through:
  • Public education
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire investigations
  • Emergency medical services
  • Emergency management and disaster response
  • Hazardous materials mitigation and response
  • Technical rescue response
All Kentwood full-time firefighters are State of Michigan certified, and emergency medical technician licensed. Firefighters are at least EMT licensed, though many are paramedics. The trained firefighters have a variety of medical and emergency training to best support the emergency needs in Kentwood.

We are a combination of full-time and paid on-call fire firefighters. Openings will be posted on our Human Resources page

Fire Station Locations 
All Kentwood Fire Stations are fully staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Fire Station 1
4775 Walma Ave. 

Fire Station 2 
4151 Embassy Dr. 

Fire Station 3 
5340 Eastern Ave. 


For all emergencies, please call 9-1-1. 


Kentwood Fire DePartment Emergency Response Training

Every three years, the Kentwood Fire Department joins other emergency response teams from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and surrounding municipalities to prepare for potential emergencies at the airport with full-scale exercises, including a simulated plane crash. Watch the video below to hear from Fire Chief Looman about the drills and the importance of West Michigan community agencies practicing emergency response together.