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Know Where to Take Shelter

Know Where to Take Shelter

Knowing where to go in case of a tornado could save your life!

  • Stay Weather-Ready: Continue to listen to local news or a NOAA Weather Radio to stay updated  about tornado watches and warnings.
  • At Your House: If you are in a tornado warning, go to your basement, safe room, or an interior room away from windows. Don't forget pets if time allows.
  • At Your Workplace or School: Follow your tornado drill and proceed to your tornado shelter location quickly and calmly. Stay away from windows and do not go to large open rooms such as cafeterias, gymnasiums, or auditoriums.
  • Outside: Seek shelter inside a sturdy building immediately if a tornado is approaching. Sheds and storage facilities are not safe.
  • In a vehicle: Being in a vehicle during a tornado is not safe. The best course of action is to drive to the closest shelter. If you are unable to make it to a safe shelter, either get down in your car and cover your head, or abandon your car and seek shelter in a low lying area such as a ditch or ravine.
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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...
LSFD Releases 2018-2023 Strategic Plan

LSFD Releases 2018-2023 Strategic Plan

LSFD Releases 2018-2023 Strategic Plan
The Lee’s Summit Fire Department is pleased to announce the release of the 2018-2023 Lee's Summit Fire Department Strategic Plan. This community –driven document is based on community and membership input designed to provide long-term direction and focus to the organization. The external and internal stakeholders’ groups did an outstanding job revisiting the Department’s foundation (Mission, Values, and Vision) and setting forth a...
Three New Recruits Join LSFD

Three New Recruits Join LSFD

Please welcome our newest Recruit Firefighters who began their career with the Lee's Summit Fire Department this past week. Introducing Recruit Firefighter Landon Kleinschmidt, Recruit Firefighter Zachary Oslica, and Recruit Firefighter Matthew Stubbs. We are glad to have you join our family! LSFD PRIDE!

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due to Potential Safety Risk

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due to Potential Safety Risk

Kidde announced on March 21, that it is recalling certain combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms that may of had a protective cap left in place during the manufacturing process, which could compromise the smoke alarms’ ability to detect smoke.

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