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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  • Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow
    Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

    Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

    Before you start shoveling or pushing snow, think about where it’s going. In the event of a fire emergency, could firefighters find the hydrant near your home? Many fire hydrants get buried during even minor winter storms. Finding the closest fire hydrant and being able to connect fire hoses is critical during an actual fire. Fire hydrants supply the water necessary to extinguish fires in homes and businesses, and if one cannot be located and accessed for...

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  • Overnight Fire Damages Duplex

    Overnight Fire Damages Duplex

    On Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at 3:04 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 500 Block of NE Fernwood Circle. The resident of the involved duplex came home from work and was met by heavy smoke as they tried to open the front door. They went to the neighbor’s unit to alert them to the fire and have had them call 911 and report a person still inside. The person still inside the duplex had been asleep in a bedroom...

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  • Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 3
    Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 3

    Groundbreaking Event for Lee’s Summit Fire Station No. 3

    The City of Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit Fire Department will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming construction of a new Fire Station No. 3. The ceremony is open to the public and will be held at 2020 NW O’Brien Road.  Site work will begin in the next few weeks and construction of the 16,000-square-foot station will begin once that is substantially complete. The new facility will be located north...

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