Thomas M Kappert
Thomas M Kappert
Assistant Chief
Years of Service
11.27 years
Additional Positions
Emergency Medical Technician

Job Training

Intro to the fire service
Fireground support
Exterior Firefighter
Interior Firefighter
Firefighter I
Structural Burn Session
Emergency Vehicle Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness
Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Tech
Hazmat Awareness
Hazmat Ops
Terrorism Awareness
Basic Rope Rigging
Rope I
LZ Coordinator Class
Water Rescue Awareness
Highway Safety for the Emergency Responder
Trench Rescue Awareness
Trench Rescue Ops
Field Training Officer Education
Special Vehicle Technician


Tom is an 12 year firefighter/EMT. He began his fire and EMS career with Forest Grove VFD and Robinson EMS at the age of 16. Tom ran with Forest Grove VFD until 2010 when he decided to return to his hometown fire department. Tom has lived in Kennedy for his entire life and currently resides with family. His father is a retired life member of the KTIVFC and Tom hopes to continue the family tradition and serve Kennedy for the foreseeable future. He also plans on attending Paramedic school to further his career in EMS. Tom is currently an employee for Northwest EMS. Serving his home community and surrounding communities.

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