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The Kennewick Fire Department highly recommends the use of Residential Knox Boxes for use at homes where the occupant may not be able to open the door to first responders after calling 9-1-1.
Additional information regarding Residential Knox Boxes
Knox Box orders can be placed online at the Knox Box website, www.knoxbox.com. Please be sure to select the correct jurisdiction for proper keying. If ordering for a City of Kennewick property, select the Kennewick Fire Department, you will see the department's custom patch displayed.
Frequently used models approved by the Kennewick Fire Department include: - 3200 Series Hinged Door Surface Mount - 3502 Single Lock Knox Key Switch - 3700 Series Knox Padlock - 4400 Series Recess Mounted (Recessed mounting kit required - Part #4470)
Frequently used models approved for Residential use by the Kennewick Fire Department include:
To schedule someone to meet with you to update the keys in your Knox Box, please contact the Fire Prevention Division at (509) 585-4302.
A Commercial Knox Box should be installed near the annunciator panel and/or zone map at approximately five feet up from the floor.
A Residential Knox Box, these high-security key safes allow first responders to quickly enter your home without forced entry. Therefore, keys and medical cards should be stored at the entrance of your home in order to avoid potential delay and damage to property in response to emergencies.
Contact the Knox Box website or the Fire Prevention Division at 509-585-4302.
The Fire Department requires permits to add, modify or remove fire protection systems. Some examples are:
For more information and to find an application, please visit the
For information on fire permits and to find an application, please visit the
Inspection requests must be submitted by the previous business day at 4:00pm by the installation contractor; they can be requested using the