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Lee's Summit Fire Department

The Lee's Summit Fire Department takes pride in serving the Lee's Summit community. Staff stands ready to provide the highest level of service in any type of emergency. To best accomplish this task, the department is divided into six divisions; Administration, Communications Center, Emergency Services, Fire Prevention, Support Services, and Training.  

 

Fire Department News

  • Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 2
    Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 2

    Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 2

    Severe Weather Awareness Week March 1-5

    This year we have already set records for extreme cold, let’s hope we don’t do the same for severe weather. To help you prepare for whatever comes our way, March 1-5, 2021 has been designated Severe Weather Awareness Week.  This campaign is intended to increase public awareness about severe weather and tornadoes. If you’re going to live in Missouri you need to be prepared for all kinds of weather, anytime! The Lee’s Summit Fire...

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  • Deck Fire Spreads To House
    Deck Fire Spreads To House

    Deck Fire Spreads To House

    LEE'S SUMMIT, MO—On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 11:12 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1200 Block of SE Rosehill Drive. The neighbor behind the house reported a fire on the deck. When the fire department arrived, smoke and fire was visible from the back of the one-story, single-family residence. The occupants were safe outside. Crews quickly knocked down the fire on the deck as other crews...

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  • Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System
    Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System

    Hotel Fire Extinguished By Automatic Fire Sprinkler System

    LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – On Friday, January 1, 2021, at 2:46 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to reported structure fire at America’s Best Value Inn, 1020 SE Blue Parkway. The caller reported smoke in the first floor hallway, possibly coming from a meeting room. The hotel was being evacuated.   When the fire department arrived, there was nothing visible from the outside of the three-story hotel. Crews entered the building...

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