Firefighter Spotlight - October 2014

Senior Firefighter / EMT Kevin Townsend

Why did you join the Hendersonville Fire Department?

I joined the Hendersonville Fire Department because I have always wanted to be a firefighter. I love the excitement of the job.

What do you like most about HFD?

What I like most is the family atmosphere! We all treat each other like family.

What is the most significant development in your career?

My most significant development would be my promotion to Senior Firefighter early in my career as well as being a member of the HFD Honor Guard.

Community Activities

Outside of work, I teach fire safety to elementary aged kids.

What are your future plans?

My future plans include continuing my training in order to learn more about my job and eventually make the rank of captain.

Family Information

I am married for five years with a fifteen-year-old daughter and a two-year-old son.

Additional Information

Our department is still growing (new technology and equipment) and I am excited to see what the future holds for us all.

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