Our mission is to provide the highest level of service to Kensington in order to protect the lives, property, and environment of the community from the disastrous effects of fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and other hazardous conditions.
- Reducing loss of life and property and safeguarding Kensington by effectively responding to fire, rescue and medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents and major disasters;
- Helping residents of Kensington reduce the frequency and severity of fires, accidents and natural disasters by providing public education programs;
- Reducing threats to public safety by enforcing laws, codes and ordinances covering fire and life safety and by abating identified fire hazards on District, private and other agencies' property; and
- Maintaining personnel, apparatus, equipment and facilities in a constantly ready condition.