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Kenton Fire Department

The City of Kenton Volunteer Fire Department is committed to serving citizens with the highest level of protection. Comprised entirely of dedicated volunteers, we are passionate about delivering services with the highest level of care, compassion, and professionalism for all those affected and in need of service. Our team is trained in prevention, education, preparation, response and suppression.

Our Fire Chief is Mr. Scott Reeves. Chief Reeves has a background as a Paramedic for the City of Martin as well as a Paramedic and Firefighter with the Milan Army Ammunition Plant.

If you see our fire truck lights on and hear the sirens, help us to help you and your neighbors – quicker! Move to the right when you see one of our emergency vehicles on the road.

The success of our fire department would not be possible without the encouragement of city leadership as well as the residents. We are proud to serve the good people of the City of Kenton.

Head Office

108 North Poplar Street
Kenton, TN 38233

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Burn Ordinance

Kenton Board of Mayor and Aldermen have determined the need to enact and enforce modern polices for the purpose to safeguard the health, comfort, living conditions, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the community by regulating the air pollution and fire hazards of open burning and outdoor burning.

Kenton has a private act charter and authorizes the Board of Mayor and Aldermen to define, regulate, and prohibit any act, practive, conduct, or use of property that would be detrimental, or likely to be detrimental, to the health, morals, safety, security, peace, or general welfare of inhabitants of the city.


Rural Fire Protection

The City of Kenton offers Rural Fire Protection for out of town residents within a 5 mile radius. The subscription cost is $75.00 per year. Also, with this agreement, the property owner agrees to pay the City of Kenton $500.00 should this department arrive at property owner’s residence for the purpose of fighting a fire.

This out of town fire service does not automatically transfer/continue to anyone residing on this property subsequent to the previous owner. Any subsequent home-owner/tenant must contact City of Kenton if they desire to continue coverage.