KENT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Founded 1971 Celebrating 49 years of Neighbors Helping Neighbors
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Welcome to the Kent Volunteer Fire Department Web Site. We are located 65 miles North of NYC in Kent Cliffs Putnam County New York. Our zip code is shared with Carmel NY. The landscape of our community is primarily residential and includes the NYS White Pond Multiple Use Area (a 276 acre State park) and the Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park (a 14,086 acre State park) and many smaller State and town parks with hiking trails, campsites, lakes and playgrounds. Our community is also part of the NYC Croton Reservoir and Watershed system and includes the Chuang Yen Monastery which houses the largest Buddha statue in Europe, North and South America. This brings visitors to our community from around the globe. Our district also includes a 3.4 mile portion of the Taconic State Parkway from Route 301 (mile marker 31.4) to the Dutchess County East Fishkill line (mile marker 34.0).
Because of our district terrain, the Kent Volunteer Fire Department has been renown and respected for our training and ability to fight brush fire's and have been called to other districts to assist on numerous occasions over the years.
We are one of the few departments that utilize lime-yellow trucks which according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are safer than red fire trucks. The Kent volunteer fire department includes of over 70 members. Our fire district comprises over 30 square miles and is served by dedicated volunteers.
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Kent Volunteer Fire Department
2490 Route 301
Kent Cliffs, NY 10512
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