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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.

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Bedroom Fire Causes Extensive Damage

Bedroom Fire Causes Extensive Damage

Bedroom Fire Causes Extensive Damage
On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 4:42 pm, the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 400 Block of SE Weiss Circle. The occupant called 911 and reported a fire in the upstairs bedroom. The occupant was evacuating the house.  When the fire department arrived, light smoke was coming from the two-story, single-family residence. The occupant and pet were safe outside. Firefighters entered the house to heavy smoke conditions and...
Hotel Reoccupied After a Small Fire

Hotel Reoccupied After a Small Fire

Hotel Reoccupied After a Small Fire
On Monday, April 24, 2023, at 6:15 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department initially responded to an automatic fire alarm at the Quality Inn, 1020 SE Blue Parkway. The incident was upgraded to a structure fire when someone with the business reported smoke on the third floor. Nothing was visible outside the three-story, 63-room hotel when the fire department arrived. The alarms were sounding, and the guests were evacuating the building. Staff reported smoke...
Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training
Six members of the Lee's Summit Fire Department earned their certificate of completion for their paramedic program, which began in October of 2021. Their next step is to complete their practical and written exams, which will allow them to become licensed paramedics in the State of Missouri. Please join us in congratulating Engineer Sandra Hughes, Firefighter Brennan Johnson, Firefighter James Heuer, Firefighter Owen Ellis, Firefighter Cameron Shultz, and...
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Today is the start of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The Lee's Summit Fire Department wants to recognize our dedicated Communication Specialists (Fire and EMS Dispatchers) and their work to ensure the safety of the public and first responders in the field. They are the true first responders, the first voice someone hears when calling 911 for help! Providing prearrival instructions before responders arrive and managing the response resources of six...
Fire Damages Home

Fire Damages Home

Fire Damages Home
On Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 2:45 pm, the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 600 Block of NW Village Drive. Several callers reported fire coming from the house.  When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from the single-story, single-family residence. The occupant was outside. Firefighters initiated a defensive attack on the fire due to the weakened condition of the structure. The only occupant...
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