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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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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...
Video Tour of Fire Station 3

Video Tour of Fire Station 3

Video Tour of Fire Station 3
Crews moved into the new Lee's Summit Fire Station No. 3 at 2023 NW Shamrock Ave. in August 2020. Unfortunately, due to COVID, there wasn't the usual open house we would have for such a project. Since then, crews have settled in, and we have a video to give you a brief look inside the modern facility serving all of Lee's Summit and a rapidly developing west side.  Voters approved the replacement of old Fire Station No. 3 as part of the...
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