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Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six LSFD Personnel Complete Paramedic Training

Six members of the Lee's Summit Fire Department earned their certificate of completion for their paramedic program, which began in October of 2021. Their next step is to complete their practical and written exams, which will allow them to become licensed paramedics in the State of Missouri. Please join us in congratulating Engineer Sandra Hughes, Firefighter Brennan Johnson, Firefighter James Heuer, Firefighter Owen Ellis, Firefighter Cameron Shultz, and Firefighter Laura Kreglo! 

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Rick Viar to Receive Civic Leadership Award
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Colbern Road Safety Improvement Work Begins September 5
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2023 Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Customer Survey Results
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