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Station 18 Memorial Bricks

From: KVFD President Semler  


It’s my privilege to share with you the opportunity to purchase a special memorial brick actually salvaged from the recently demolished KVFD Station 18, which was built in 1953.

Sixty-one years later, friends of KVFD* have secured and prepared 25 vintage Maryland-fired Calvert bricks from the Station 18 site specifically commemorating KVFD Station 18 along with Remembering All Who Served etched on a polished solid brass plate sealed on each brick, and wrapped in craft paper suitable for gift presentation. These bricks are available from KVFD in limited quantity on a first-come, first-served basis (limit one purchase per person).


This project to support KVFD has been undertaken by the family of KVFD Life Member Will Seng, in his Memory. Will joined KVFD in 1975, was a Volunteer live-in at Station 18 for many years, and ultimately became a career firefighter, as did so many... [ more ]

   


 

KVFD remembers 9/11

Kensington Volunteer Fire Department was fortunate to have been able to secure portions of the structure from both the World Trade Towers in New York City and the Pentagon. These important pieces of the nations history were then transformed into a striking memorial with the help of many members of the Community we serve.

Throughout the year, Members of the Community and KVFD can visit and reflect upon the impact of the events on September 11, 2001.





Images of the Memorial from the early hours of September 11, 2014 can be found on our Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.741660735899621.1073741839.472948316104199&type=1


   


 

HOUSE FIRE

Thursday, September 4, 2014 0445 Starting at 04:35 hours, Career and Volunteer units from Kensington Volunteer Fire Department(The Village, Aspen Hill, Glenmont, and Olde Town), Rockville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. (Rockville and Twinbrook), Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc., Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department (Olney), Silver Spring Fire Department (Montgomery Hills), Bethesda Fire Station 26, Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department (Colesville), Germantown Volunteer Fire Department (Town Center) responded and operated for the report of smoke from the house. One occupant self-evacuated after a neighbor noticed the smoke.

Aspen Hill and The Village units arrived to find smoke in the area and a confirmed basement fire. Units initiated the attack and search, rescuing the second occupant from the structure who was transported to a burn center. At this time it appears that there were no working smoke alarms in the house.

More info will be posted as it becomes available including the ful... [ more ]

   


 

Units respond for House Fire!

Thursday, August 28, 2014 17:00 Career and Volunteer units from Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (Glenmont, Olde Town, The Village, and Aspen Hill), Silver Spring Fire Department (Montgomery Hills, Silver Spring, and Four Corners), Ft. Detrick Federal Fire Department, Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc., Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, Inc., and Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department responded and operated for the report of a house fire.

Glenmont units arriv... [ more ]

   


 

A year of Volunteering at Kensington!

What does a year of volunteering at Kensington look like? Have a look!

www.youtube.com/watch


We are always searching for new Volunteers and have many benefits such as Live-In and Scholarship opportunities! Please give us a call at (301) 929-8000 for more information.


   


 

Box Alarm

Friday, August 1, 2014  Just before midnight units from Kensington, Rockville, and surrounding areas responded for the report of an apartment fire on Burnside Drive. The Volunteer Duty Chief arrived to find fire showing from a second floor apartment with the building not evacuated. Units made a quick knock of the fire. Two occupants were transported to a hospital for burn evaluations.



   


 

Fire Department Softball

Thursday, July 31, 2014  We along with many other Volunteer Fire Departments throughout the county have been playing a friendly summer league softball season.  Tonight culminated the series of Tuesday Night double headers since April.  We would like to extend our congratulations to our neighbors at the Laytonsville District Volunteer Fire Department for winning the league playoffs.  After winning the division, we finished in second place for the playoffs, and can’t wait for next summer so we can try to come in first!  Congrats Laytonsville!

     



 

End of an Era

Friday, July 25, 2014  It is with sadness that we announce as of July 24, 2014 Glenmont Company 18 has been demolished.  As you are aware the state of Maryland had taken over the property to make way for the impending roads project.  



     



 

Building Fire

Saturday, July 12, 2014 2215  17800 Block of Georgia Ave




Units from Kensington and surrounding areas responded to Sandy Spring for the report of a building fire in the 17800 Block of Georgia Ave.  E740 arrived on the scene to find a Giant Food Trailer involved in fire.  The trailer was connected to the building via the loading dock.  E740 quickly called for a second alarm.  Chief 705-Charlie (Connell) and BC704 (Howard-Richards) arrived simultaneously and  BC704 established command.  C705 (Heflin) arrived shortly after and was assigned to the interior group.  Units on the inside found no fire extension however there was moderate smoke throughout.  A quick knock of the trailer, and no extension allowed for the second alarm to be placed in service.  Units cleared in about 3 hours.


Initial: E740 PE704  PE725 PE717 PE728 T725 AT703 A725 C705 C705B C705C C704 BC704 BC703 VBC703

RID: T71... [ more ]

   


 

House Fire

Saturday, July 12, 2014 09:53  3300 block Harrell St (Box 1817)

On Saturday morning units from Kensington and surrounding companies responded to the 3300 Block of Harrell Street for the report of a House Fire.  Chief 705-Bravo (Jones) was first arriving and established the command.  Units make quick work of the fire and were clearing by lunch time.




Units: PE721 PE718 PE705B PE723 PE724 AT718 T725 RS742B A721 C705B BC704 BC702

Rid: PAT719 RS703 A742B ALS742

   


 
 
 

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