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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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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...
Structure Fire at Pool Supply Company

Structure Fire at Pool Supply Company

Structure Fire at Pool Supply Company
On Friday, December 24, 2021, at 3:35 p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the Water Hole, 401 SE Oldham Pkwy. Multiple callers passing by on 50 Highway reported smoke and fire coming from the back of the pool supply business. When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from the building. Crews initiated a defensive attack on the fire from the outside of the building. The business was closed for...
Lee’s Summit Fire Department Earns Continued Accredited Status

Lee’s Summit Fire Department Earns Continued Accredited Status

Lee’s Summit Fire Department Earns Continued Accredited Status
The Lee’s Summit Fire Department is proud to announce that it has again received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. The Lee’s Summit Fire Department is one of 292 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence, Inc....
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