As the largest department in the Tri-Cities, Kennewick Fire Department runs the highest volume of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls in our area! In 2015, KFD responded to over 9,300 calls - 77% of which were for trauma and medical emergencies. Of those calls, more than 5,000 resulted in patients being transported to the hospital.
Kennewick Fire Department is staffed 24 hours a day, every day, all year long. Our stations are staffed with the highest trained, firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), and paramedics in the area. Currently, KFD employs over 30 firefighter/paramedics, and 45 firefighter/EMTs, enabling each station to always be staffed with the appropriate level of EMS personnel to care for the citizens of our community.