Fire Department

Fire Prevention

Battalion Chief
Cindy Culp

The Fire Prevention Division provides oversight and support for the inspection of all new and existing business, code compliance, building plan review, fire safety/emergency preparedness education and fire investigation. Other services include issuing fire department permits, juvenile firesetter intervention, computer/media services, fire dispatch communications, record management systems and statistical analysis. The Fire Prevention Division employs a Battalion Chief, 5 Fire Inspectors, and an Administrative Specialist II.

Fire Prevention provides fire and life safety material to all residents of Independence. They produce a fun and safe environment to teach children the importance of fire safety, and the knowledge for families to remain safe in their homes.

To request information about any of these services please call 816-325-7121.

Emergency Preparedness for Youth Fire Safety for Kids

Fire Pup with Fire Inspector Justin Selsor accepting Fire Prevention Week Proclamation from City Council
October 6, 2014