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Closed Door Keeps Basement Bedroom Fire Contained

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LEE’S SUMMIT, MO— On Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 11:44 a.m. the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1712 NE Auburn Drive. The occupant of the house smelled smoke and discovered the fire in the basement. When the fire department arrived, light smoke was visible from a single family residence. The occupants of the house were safe outside. Firefighters entered the house and quickly extinguished a fire in a...

Know Where to Take Shelter

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      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...

Jackson County Severe Weather Symposium March 16

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This year’s severe weather season is expected to be an active one. To learn more about severe weather awareness, attend the Jackson County Emergency Preparedness/National Weather Service Severe Weather Symposium on Saturday, March 16, at Crown Pointe Church, 5959 NE Lakewood Way. The doors open at 8:30, browse displays and register until the presentation begins at 9:30 a.m. This is a great to opportunity to learn how to identify and describe severe...

Chief Poeschl Retires, Gives Final Transmission

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Chief Rick Poeschl concluded a 30 year career with the Lee's Summit Fire Department with a final radio transmission on March 8, 2019. Chief Poeschl started as a firefighter and worked his way up to the rank Chief. He exemplified the LSFD values of PRIDE, and instilled those values within the Department. During his leadership the Department achieved national accreditation and a reduced ISO rating, in addition to many other accomplishments. Chief Poeschl...

Three New Recruits Join LSFD

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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!


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