Lee's Summit Fire Department

Lee's Summit Fire Department LogoThe 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.  Our homepage provides an array of information regarding our services, as well as tips to keep you and your family safe.

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  • Jackson County Severe Weather Symposium March 16
    Jackson County Severe Weather Symposium March 16

    Jackson County Severe Weather Symposium March 16

    This year’s severe weather season is expected to be an active one. To learn more about severe weather awareness, attend the Jackson County Emergency Preparedness/National Weather Service Severe Weather Symposium on Saturday, March 16, at Crown Pointe Church, 5959 NE Lakewood Way. The doors open at 8:30, browse displays and register until the presentation begins at 9:30 a.m. This is a great to opportunity to learn how to identify and describe severe...

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  • Chief Poeschl Retires, Gives Final Transmission

    Chief Poeschl Retires, Gives Final Transmission

    Chief Rick Poeschl concluded a 30 year career with the Lee's Summit Fire Department with a final radio transmission on March 8, 2019. Chief Poeschl started as a firefighter and worked his way up to the rank Chief. He exemplified the LSFD values of PRIDE, and instilled those values within the Department. During his leadership the Department achieved national accreditation and a reduced ISO rating, in addition to many other accomplishments. Chief Poeschl...

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  • Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 5
    Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 5

    Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled for March 5

    Severe Weather Awareness Week March 3-9

    Someday the winter weather will stop and if Missouri weather holds true, within twenty four hours we will be in the midst of spring severe weather. If you’re going to live in Missouri you need to be prepared for anything! Severe Weather Awareness Week is set for March 3-9, 2019.  This campaign is intended to increase public awareness about severe weather and tornadoes. Of particular concern are the number of deaths due to flooding-particularly flash...

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