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Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m. Set your clocks forward, and take the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Smoke alarms have a lifespan of 10 years. So check the date on your alarms, and replace them if they are getting close or are over ten years old. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they work!

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Solar Panels Involved in Roof Fire

Solar Panels Involved in Roof Fire

Solar Panels Involved in Roof Fire
On Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 4:51 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 4300 Block of NE Walnut Ridge. An occupant in the house reported smoke coming from the roof and attic. When the fire department arrived, light smoke was visible from the attic and roof of a two-story, single-family residence. All of the occupants were safe outside. The fire involved solar panels on the roof near the peak and had spread...
Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Set Your Clocks Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m. Set your clocks forward, and take the time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Smoke alarms have a lifespan of 10 years. So check the date on your alarms, and replace them if they are getting close or are over ten years old. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they work!

Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Monday, March 7.

Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Monday, March 7.

Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Monday, March 7.
It's essential to be ready for all types of weather, and in Missouri, that can change by the hour. So this week, take the time to think about and plan how you will receive emergency information and respond if severe weather strikes. The Lee's Summit Fire Department will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Locally the Lee's Summit Fire Department will activate the outdoor storm warning sirens, announce the...
Fire Heavily Damages Lee’s Summit Home

Fire Heavily Damages Lee’s Summit Home

Fire Heavily Damages Lee’s Summit Home
On Friday, December 31, 2021, at 10:28 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 500 Block of NE Lynn Street. Multiple callers reported a heavily involved house fire. When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from a one-story, single-family residence. The occupants were outside. They advised there was propane and fireworks in the house. Crews initiated a defensive attack on the fire from...
Firefighters Rescue One from Structure Fire

Firefighters Rescue One from Structure Fire

Firefighters Rescue One from Structure Fire
 On January 18, 2022, at 10:29 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 Block of SE 11th Street. The calling party reported a fire upstairs with no one else in the house. Police dispatchers then received a call from an occupant still trapped in the house. When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke was coming from a single-family, split-level house. One occupant was outside. Firefighters entered the...
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