Fire Department

Emergency Medical Services

Assistant Chief
Joe Lay

The Emergency Medical Service Division is responsible for the training and coordination of emergency medical service care and response. The primary goal is to facilitate provisions of basic and advanced life support services by Fire Department personnel trained to the level of emergency medical technician or paramedic.

To contact the EMS Division call (816) 325-7160

Vial of Life

The first thing first responders want to know is your list of medications. The difference between life and death when you’ve had a heart attack could be a copy of your previous EKG. When you can’t speak for yourself, when you are confused, in pain or scared, the Vial of Life can speak for you.

Vial of Life Website

Hands Only CPR Training
Protecting our Community