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.  Our homepage provides an array of information regarding our services, as well as tips to keep you and your family safe.

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  • Fatal House Fire Overnight

    Fatal House Fire Overnight

     LEE'S SUMMIT, MO—On Thursday, January 17, 11:22 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported automatic residential alarm in the 1500 Block of SW 6th Street. When the fire department arrived, smoke was visible from a single-story, single family residence and the call was upgraded to a structure fire for additional equipment and personnel. Firefighters entered the house and found heavy smoke conditions on the inside. As they...

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  • Lee's Summit Police Identify Woman Killed in Overnight Fire

    Lee's Summit Police Identify Woman Killed in Overnight Fire

      Lee’s Summit, Mo – Detectives with the Lee’s Summit Police Department have completed the initial investigation into the deadly house fire in the 1500 block of SW 6th Street overnight.  With assistance from the Missouri Fire Marshal’s Office and the Lee’s Summit Fire Department the fire was determined to be accidental in nature.  The Police Department has identified the victim as 75 year old Nancy Bailey who lived at...

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  • Overnight Fire Damages Duplex

    Overnight Fire Damages Duplex

    On Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at 3:04 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 500 Block of NE Fernwood Circle. The resident of the involved duplex came home from work and was met by heavy smoke as they tried to open the front door. They went to the neighbor’s unit to alert them to the fire and have had them call 911 and report a person still inside. The person still inside the duplex had been asleep in a bedroom...

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