Fire volunteers celebrate 100 years with ball June 11

This was the grand line for the 1959 Kent ball. Photo Courtesy Kent Volunteer Fire Department

KENT — Like towns in much of rural America, most Litchfield County towns rely upon and are proud of their volunteer fire departments. Kent is no exception.

On June 11, the Kent Volunteer Fire Department (KVFD) will hold its annual ball. This year’s ball takes on special significance as part of a year-long celebration of the fire department’s 100th anniversary. The festivities begin with appetizers at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and dancing at 7 p.m.

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