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Electrical Failure Sparks Crawl Space Fire

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO— On Friday, January 17, 2020, at 4:09 a.m. , the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 Block of SW Mission Road. The caller reported the house was filling with smoke and the smoke alarms were sounding. The source of the smoke was unknown.

When the fire department arrived, nothing was visible from the one-story, single family residence. Firefighters entered the smoke filled house and located a fire burning in the crawl space near the front door. The fire in the crawlspace was extinguished and the walls in the living space above the fire were opened to check for fire spread. The incident was under control by 4:37 a.m.

The fire was caused by an electrical failure in the crawl space. Fire damage was confined several floor joists with minor smoke damage to the remainder of the building.

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Lee’s Summit Testing ALL Outdoor Warning Systems on Wednesday, September 28

Lee’s Summit Testing ALL Outdoor Warning Systems on Wednesday, September 28

Lee’s Summit Testing ALL Outdoor Warning Systems on Wednesday, September 28

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO— On Wednesday, September 28 at 11:00 AM., the City of Lee's Summit will test ALL Outdoor Warning Sirens and the Voice Message System to evaluate recent upgrades, weather permitting.

The City will test the system again next week on the regularly scheduled first Wednesday of the month at 11:00 AM, weather permitting.

Deck Fire Spreads to House

Deck Fire Spreads to House

Deck Fire Spreads to House
LEE’S SUMMIT, MO--On Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 11:25p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 Block of SE Youngston Lane. The occupant called 911 and reported the back of the house was on fire, and the occupants were evacuating. When the fire department arrived, smoke and fire was visible from the back of a two-story, single-family residence. All of the occupants were safe outside. The fire was...
Lee’s Summit to Test Downtown Outdoor Warning System Friday

Lee’s Summit to Test Downtown Outdoor Warning System Friday

Lee’s Summit to Test Downtown Outdoor Warning System Friday

On Friday, September 23rd at 1:00 PM., the City of Lee’s Summit will test the Outdoor Warning and Voice Message System in Downtown Lee’s Summit to evaluate recent upgrades, weather permitting.

Sunday Morning Fire Damages Townhome

Sunday Morning Fire Damages Townhome

Sunday Morning Fire Damages Townhome
On Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 10:26 a.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 1900 Block of NE Knollbrook Street. A passerby reported the building was on fire around the air conditioner. When the fire department arrived, smoke and fire was coming from the side of a two-story, four-unit townhome. Several occupants had evacuated the building. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire on the exterior of the...
Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home
On Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 11:36 p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 900 Block of SW Sara Circle. The occupant reported a fire in the garage, and they were evacuating the house. When the fire department arrived, the garage of a one-story, single-family residence was on fire and rapidly spreading into the attic of the house and a car in the driveway. The occupants of the house were safe outside. Firefighters knocked...
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