Maintained (Wet) Tree vs Dry Tree
NFPA and USFA team up each year for the "Put A Freeze on Winter Fires" campaign
How to Prep Your Fireplace for the Cold Season
How to contact Divisions within the Fire Department
Your question may be answered in our Frequently Asked Questions.
Want to know what the Fire Department actually does? Official copies of the Independence Fire Department's Annual Reports
This plan discusses citizen responsibilities in preparing for & responding to emergencies & other incidents... throughout the City. - View, Download, & Print (PDF)
How do I join the Independence Fire Department Explorers?
If your interested in doing any outdoor cooking or open burning this is the page for you.
Cooking and Kitchen Fires are the number 1 type of residential fire in the Nation. More than half of these fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials
Carbon Monoxide is an odorless, invisible, poisonous gas. In 2008 the Independence Fire Department responded to 129 Carbon Monoxide calls with the majority occurring during the winter months.
Free Sessions, Locations, Dates and Times
As the weather turns to summer and the idea of grilling outside comes to mind the incidents of apartment balcony fires increase.
Business and Management Plans