Mission Statement: To protect and serve our community with commitment and dedication to excellence. A KCFD Public Forum regarding fire department operations is coming to a location near you! The Kansas City Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical service, emergency rescue and hazardous materials response for residents of Kansas City. The Department stands committed [...]
Kansas City Fire Department Chief Paul Berardi is retiring after 32 years of service, including the last five as the city’s top firefighter. Chief Berardi’s last day on the job is Nov. 11. In his resignation letter, Berardi expressed great pride in being able to serve as chief and thanked City Manager Troy Schulte, the [...]
The KCFD has released the report of its internal investigation on the loss of two firefighters and injury of two others on October 12, 2015. Fire Apparatus Operator Larry Leggio and Firefighter John Mesh were killed when a 100-year-old building collapsed during an arson fire; two other firefighters suffered severe injuries. Please see the news release .
The KCMO Fire Department (KCFD) is currently accepting interest card submissions. The next estimated time line for accepting job applications will be in January 2019. The following are anticipated minimum qualifications to apply for the position of firefighter. You must be a KCMO resident who lives within KCMO city limits. You must be 19 years of age by close of […]