Lee's Summit Fire Department

Lee's Summit Fire Department LogoThe Lee's Summit Fire Department takes pride in serving the Lee's Summit community. Staff stands ready to provide the highest level of service in any type of emergency. To best accomplish this task, the department is divided into six divisions; Administration, Communications Center, Emergency Services, Fire Prevention, Support Services, and Training.  

Fire Department News

  • City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief
    City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief

    City of Lee’s Summit Names New Fire Chief

    The City of Lee’s Summit is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Snider as the City’s new fire chief. This selection follows the March 2019 retirement of Rick Poeschl.  The City conducted an extensive national search that resulted in over 48 well-qualified and exemplary applicants. Leading candidates participated in a highly competitive and comprehensive interview process, which included multiple panel interviews with stakeholders,...

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  • Several Overnight Structure Fires
    Several Overnight Structure Fires

    Several Overnight Structure Fires

    NEWS RELEASE                          June 23, 2019   0920 CDT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact person: Assistant Chief Jim Eden Lee’s Summit Fire Department        (816)...

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  • Fireworks in Lee's Summit
    Fireworks in Lee's Summit

    Fireworks in Lee's Summit

    As July 4th approaches, thoughts turn to outdoor events and of course fireworks. Make sure your Independence Day activities do not turn tragic by following some simple rules and safety guidelines. In the City of Lee’s Summit, residents with a city permit may shoot approved fireworks on July 2 and 3 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 11 p.m., and on July 4 between the hours of 10 a.m. and midnight. Approved fireworks may be purchased within the city...

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