Functions / Services of the Fire Department
Mission: It is the mission of the Kendallville Fire Department to
provide professional fire and rescue services to our community and to reduce
the loss of life and property damage due to fire, accidents and
Services: We provide the following services for the City
of Kendallville and Wayne Township of Noble County protecting approximately
62 square miles with nearly 14,000 residents.
- Fire protection
- Rescue and special operations (confined space and ice rescue)
- Emergency medical first responder
- Hazardous material management
- Fire code enforcement
- Community Emergency Alert System (sirens and pagers)
Additional Services: The Kendallville Fire Department
offers adult classes in American Heart Association CPR, First Aid and AED
training. The Fire Department also teaches fire safety to over 900
elementary children year. The Kendallville Fire Department also provides
mutual aid assistance to all the Fire Departments of Noble County and the
neighboring communities in DeKalb, LaGrange, Steuben and Allen Counties
along with specialized training and technical support upon request.
- Free blood pressure checks
- Active supporter of youth sports within the community
- Indiana Fire Chiefs Association
- International Association of Fire Chiefs
- National Fire Protection Association
- School Improvement Team
- Noble County Local Emergency Planning Committee
- Noble County Emergency Management Advisory Board of Works
Rating: The Kendallville Fire Department has an ISO
rating of 5 for the City.
Funding: The Kendallville Fire Department's primary financial support is
provided by the taxpayers of the City of Kendallville and Wayne Township.
However, due to budgetary limitations of these governmental agencies, the
Kendallville Fire Department raises additional funding through special fund
raising activities such as fire extinguisher sales and service, pancake
breakfasts, fund drives and grants to purchase additional
fire/rescue/medical equipment and training to improve essential emergency
services it provides to the community and surrounding area.
Click here to view the
Kendallville Burning Ordinance, General Ordinance No. 760 and amended by
General Ordinance No. 911.
Click here to view our
Disaster Preparation Guide.