HEAT RELATED INFORMATION
Call Fire Prevention at (816) 325-7121 for further information
Want to know what the Fire Department actually does? Official copies of the Independence Fire Department's Annual Reports
NFPA produces reports and statistics on the loss of life and property from fire.
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
If your interested in doing any outdoor cooking or open burning this is the page for you.
How to contact Divisions within the Fire Department
Your question may be answered in our Frequently Asked Questions.
As the weather turns to summer and the idea of grilling outside comes to mind the incidents of apartment balcony fires increase.
Fire Sprinklers in new houses.
This plan discusses citizen responsibilities in preparing for & responding to emergencies & other incidents... throughout the City. - View, Download, & Print (PDF)
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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.
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