Lee's Summit Fire Department

The 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

  • 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...

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  • Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree

    Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree

    Christmas trees account for hundreds of fires each year. Typically, shorts in electrical lights or open flames from candles, lighters, or matches start tree fires. Well-watered trees are not a problem. However, a dry and neglected tree can be. Needles that fall off or come off easily in your hand are signs that the tree is drying out and becoming a hazard. Water and check your tree every day. Also, make sure that you have working smoke alarms and your exits...

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  • 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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