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Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

Before you start shoveling or pushing snow, think about where it’s going. In the event of a fire emergency, could firefighters find the hydrant near your home? Many fire hydrants get buried during even minor winter storms.

Finding the closest fire hydrant and being able to connect fire hoses is critical during an actual fire. Fire hydrants supply the water necessary to extinguish fires in homes and businesses, and if one cannot be located and accessed for use, it could delay ...putting out the fire.

Clearing a three-foot area around the hydrant in your yard or your neighbor’s yard could be life-saving. The few minutes that it takes to do this could truly make the difference between life and death.

Help us help you, by keeping the hydrants clear and accessible.

Thank you!

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Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow
Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

Keep Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

Before you start shoveling or pushing snow, think about where it’s going. In the event of a fire emergency, could firefighters find the hydrant near your home? Many fire hydrants get buried during even minor winter storms. Finding the closest fire hydrant and being able to connect fire hoses is critical during an actual fire. Fire hydrants supply the water necessary to extinguish fires in homes and businesses, and if one cannot be located and accessed for...
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...
Longview Community Center to Open on December 17
Longview Community Center to Open on December 17

Longview Community Center to Open on December 17

The Longview Community Center will open to patrons on December 17, 2018. Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation purchased the community center from MCC-Longview this summer and has since invested approximately $1.6 million to renovate the facility. "LSPR is excited to add the Longview facility to our award-winning and accredited agency," Joe Snook, LSPR Administrator said. "Longview Community Center will be a great complement to the Legacy Park...
City Seeks Input on Comprehensive Land Use Designations

City Seeks Input on Comprehensive Land Use Designations

The City of Lee’s Summit is holding an open house Dec. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gamber Community Center to receive public feedback on proposed land use designations for the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Gamber Community Center is located at 4 SE Independence Ave. The City’s Comprehensive Plan is used as a guide for short-term and long-term land development, public infrastructure improvement needs, and public facility and service provisions....
City Hall Accepting Jackson County Tax Payments

City Hall Accepting Jackson County Tax Payments

Lee’s Summit City Hall is accepting Jackson County property, business and real estate tax bill payments. As an added convenience, taxpayers can choose to pay tax bills using a credit card for the first time this year. Payments can be made at Treasury, located in the lobby of City Hall, 220 SE Green St. Treasury is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 26 through Dec. 28 and Dec. 31. Payments received...
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