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The Leawood Fire Department provides service from three (3) fire stations twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, and currently has a "3" rating for fire protection capability from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). Shift personnel, directed by a Shift Commander, are divided into three (3) battalions that rotate on a 24-hour basis. Staff personnel include the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Training Chief, Fire Marshal, Fire Prevention Specialist, and an Administrative Assistant. Additional support is provided by On-call firefighters, volunteers, and off duty personnel. In addition, automatic and mutual aid agreements with surrounding jurisdictions allows the Leawood Fire Department to receive immediate support from other agencies in the Kansas City metropolitan area during a major event, or whenever Leawood units are occupied.
The Fire Department responds to a variety of incidents including fires, explosions, hazardous materials spills, medical emergencies, and technical rescue incidents such as ice and water rescue, trench rescue, building collapse, etc. The Fire Department also responds to incidents involving domestic terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). In addition, the Fire Department responds to a wide variety of non-emergency calls for service such as requests to assist with smoke detector installation, utility shut-off, assisting a disabled person, etc.
Station 31 - 9609 Lee Blvd.
Station 32 - 12701 Mission Road
Station 33 - 14801 Mission Road
For more information, or to schedule a tour, please contact Becky Craig by phone at (913) 681-6788 Ext. 10 or by email.
City of Leawood