"I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine." - Kurt Vonnegut

About Our Fire Department

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The Leawood Fire Department provides service from three fire stations, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The department is internationally accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and has a "1" rating (exemplary)for fire protection capability from the Insurance Services Office (ISO)

Staff personnel include the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief of Administration, Deputy Fire Chief of Operations, Fire Marshal, Fire Prevention Specialist, and an Administrative Assistant. Operational shift personnel are divided into three (3) battalions that rotate on a 24-hour basis under the direction of a battalion chief.  Additional support is provided by on-call firefighters and recalled 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 Johnson County and the surrounding Kansas City metropolitan area during a major event or when all Leawood units are engaged.

The Fire Department responds to a variety of incidents including fires, explosions, medical emergencies, hazardous material emergencies, and technical rescue incidents. 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 lift assists, disability assistance, and smoke detector assistance. The Fire Department also provides many community services such as certified infant and child car seat installation, tours, fire truck and crew visits, and a wide range of public education including CPR, AED use, first aid, fire extinguisher use, and fire safety.

Fire Station Locations

Station 31 - 9609 Lee Blvd.

Station 32 - 12701 Mission Road

Station 33 - 14801 Mission Road


For more information, please explore the information on this website, or to schedule a tour or visit, please contact Becky Craig by phone at (913) 266-0600 or by email.