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Gene Hunter

14801 Mission Road
Leawood, Kansas 66224
(913) 266-0607

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Gene Hunter began his career with the Leawood Fire Department and rose through the ranks to Fire Marshal in the early 1990's. Chief Hunter earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Kansas and an Associate's of Fire Prevention from Johnson County Community College. Chief Hunter has been a member and officer in various fire department-related committees in Johnson County. His credentials include:


  • Certified Fire Inspector - International Code Council
  • Certified Building Official - International Code Council
  • Certified Fire Investigator - International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Executive Fire Officer - National Fire Academy
  • Member - Johnson County Fire Chief’s Association
  • Member - National Fire Protection Association
  • Member - National Society of Executive Fire Officers
  • Member - Fire Marshal’s Association of Kansas


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