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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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Engineer Zac Nelson is LSFD's 2023 Firefighter of the Year

Engineer Zac Nelson is LSFD's 2023 Firefighter of the Year

Engineer Zac Nelson is LSFD's 2023 Firefighter of the Year
Join us in congratulating Engineer Zac Nelson for being selected as Lee's Summit Fire Department's 2023 Firefighter of the Year. The Awards Committee recognized Engineer Nelson's exemplary level of dedication and commitment to the department. Engineer Nelson consistently strives to improve everything and everyone around him, and his leadership role with the PEER Support Program keeps firefighter behavioral health at the forefront of daily operations....
Fire Heavily Damages Duplex

Fire Heavily Damages Duplex

Fire Heavily Damages Duplex
On February 23, 2023, at 10:47 pm, the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in a duplex at NW Maple and NW Main Street. The reporting party was a duplex resident who discovered a fire in the neighboring unit.   When the fire department arrived, the fire was visible from the front, side, and roof of one side of the single-story duplex. The reporting occupant was outside. Firefighters attacked the fire from the...
Early Morning Structure Fire Displaces Family

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...
Protect Yourself from Frostbite and Hypothermia

Protect Yourself from Frostbite and Hypothermia

Protect Yourself from Frostbite and Hypothermia
The combination of wind and low temperature in winter can be deadly. The wind chill index helps you determine when dangerous conditions develop that could lead to frostbite or hypothermia. It takes into account heat loss from the human body to its surroundings during cold and windy weather. The calculation utilizes wind speed in miles per hour and temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. For example, a temperature of minus 5 degrees occurring with a 20 mph...
Boiler Fire Damages Commercial Building

Boiler Fire Damages Commercial Building

Boiler Fire Damages Commercial Building
On Monday, December 19, 2022, at 11:44 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported commercial structure fire at the John Knox Village Maintenance Building, 626 NW Pryor Road. John Knox Village Public Safety received an automatic fire alarm for the building. When public safety officers arrived, there was smoke in the building, and they notified the fire department. Officers located a fire on a mezzanine in the shop area, attempted to...
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