The Kenosha Fire Department serves the City of Kenosha through the delivery of Emergency Services. The Department is committed to serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of Kenosha by providing paramedic level medical care and advanced fire suppression techniques. The department also is equipped to handle hazardous material incidents, along with fire prevention education, fire inspections and fire investigations.
Kenosha firefighters continually advance their skills and knowledge through daily in-service training, college coursework, and specialized hands-on training.
The Kenosha Police and Fire Commission updated the hiring policy for entry level firefighters, which requires all new applicants to have an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science or related field. This minimum requirement becomes effective on the expiration of the 2014-2015 eligibility list.