The Lee's Summit Fire Department protects the community from seven stations with 139 sworn and 15 civilian personnel. The department provides emergency services to over 100,000 residents, with over 97,000 residing in Lee's Summit and 5,700 in two neighboring communities, Greenwood and Unity Village. The department responds to approximately 10,000 calls for service annually, delivering traditional fire suppression, advance life support emergency medical transport, hazardous material mitigation, technical rescue and emergency management services. The department's focus on quality service delivery and performance is indicative of receiving international accredited status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
The Lee’s Summit Fire Department underwent a Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) in early 2017. The City of Lee’s Summit achieved a rating of “Class 2/2X” from a previous rating of “Class 3”. The rating also includes the City of Greenwood and Unity Village.
The Lee's Summit Fire Department is dedicated to meet the increasing needs of the community by providing safe, progressive, and efficient services, while honoring our values and traditions.