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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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Lightning Strike Damages Home

Lightning Strike Damages Home

On Sunday, July 16, 2023, at 11:48 a.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 400 Block of SW Wintergarden Drive. A neighbor reported lightning hitting the house and starting the roof on fire. They also notified the occupant of the house. When the fire department arrived, the fire was visible from the roof of the single-story, single-family residence. The occupant was safe outside. She reported hearing a loud boom and a light...
Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Cancels Water Boil Advisory for the Arbores Subdivision

Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Cancels Water Boil Advisory for the Arbores Subdivision

Lee’s Summit Water Utilities has canceled the precautionary boil water advisory issued on July 3 for customers in the Arbores Subdivision. Lab tests conducted on recent water samples confirm that customers are no longer advised to boil water prior to its use. For more information, contact Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Customer Service at (816) 969-1900 or visit the Water Utilities Service Center at 1200 SE Hamblen Road, Lee’s Summit, Mo....
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Emergency Shortage
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Emergency Shortage

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive to Address Emergency Shortage

In partnership with the Community Blood Center, the City of Lee's Summit will host a blood drive on Monday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gamber Community Center Ballroom located at 4 SE Independence Avenue. The Community Blood Center is offering Royals tickets to donors while supplies last. The Community Blood Center says now more than ever is the time to donate. Cold and flu season mixed with a decrease in first-time donors have all caused blood...
Discarded Fireworks Debris Starts Garage Fire

Discarded Fireworks Debris Starts Garage Fire

On Monday, July 3, at 10:57 p.m., the Lee's Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 300 Block of NW Thoreau Circle. The call initially came in as an automatic fire alarm, and when dispatch called the house, the occupants said there was a fire in the garage. When crews arrived, there was a fire in the garage of a two-story single-family residence. All of the occupants were outside. The owner had opened the garage to remove the cars...
Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Issues Water Boil Advisory for the Arbores Subdivision

Lee’s Summit Water Utilities Issues Water Boil Advisory for the Arbores Subdivision

Lee's Summit Water Utilities issued a precautionary boil advisory on July 3 for customers in the Arbores Subdivision. Repairs to the water system in that area led to a loss of pressure in the distribution system. The loss of pressure may cause back pressure or back siphonage and carries with it a potential for contamination or other disease-causing organisms to enter the distribution system. These conditions may pose a risk of substantial health endangerment to...
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