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Early Morning Structure Fire Displaces Family

Early Morning Structure Fire Displaces Family

On Sunday, December 25, 2022, at 4:51 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 Block of NE Bristol Drive. The resident called to report a fire in the house as they were evacuating.

When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from the front and side of a single-story, single-family residence. Firefighters confirmed that the residents were out of the house and attacked the fire from a defensive position before entering the structure. The fire was under control at 5:30 a.m.

The fire caused extensive damage to the building. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Red Cross is helping the displaced residents.

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Burning Leaves is Prohibited

Burning Leaves is Prohibited

Burning Leaves is Prohibited

Do not burn leaves or other yard waste in the open; fire pits or patio fireplaces in the City of Lee's Summit. Please bag or mulch yard waste, and do not blow or rake leaves into the street or storm drains.

Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home

Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home

Electrical Fire Involving a Space Heater Damages Home
On Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at 3:49 a.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1400 Block of SW Jefferson. The occupants called 911 after waking up to a popping noise and discovered smoke and fire in the living room. When the fire department arrived, smoke was visible from the front door of a one-story, single-family residence. The occupants and dog were outside.  Firefighters entered the building and quickly...
Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3

Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3

Truck 3 In Service at Fire Station No. 3
The Lee’s Summit Fire Department proudly announces that Truck 3 went into service November 11 at Fire Station No. 3 as the second staffed fire apparatus in the station with Pumper 3, Med 3, and Chief 102, and is the first addition of a fire truck and crew since 2006. The ladder truck is an expansion apparatus approved through the 2019 No Tax Increase Bond Issue, along with the twelve personnel to staff it approved in the 2022 Public Safety Sales Tax initiative....
Time to Change Batteries

Time to Change Batteries

Time to Change Batteries
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 5, at 2 a.m. Remember to set your clocks back, but it’s also a great reminder to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Also, check the dates on your smoke alarms and replace them when they are ten years old. They still make noise, but the sensor may not detect smoke. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they work! Make sure you and your family are protected.
Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14

Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14

Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14

“Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”

The Lee's Summit Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) to promote this year's Fire Prevention Week (FPW) campaign, "Cooking safety starts with you. Pay attention to fire prevention.” The campaign educates everyone about simple but important actions they can take when cooking to keep themselves and those around them safe.   According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of...
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