Fire Department



The FIRE SMART program is an educational intervention program designed to educate parents and children about fire safety and the consequences of fire. Each family meets individually with a trained fire service educator. The educator discusses the situation with the family, and recommends education or counseling. Educational services are free. Financial assistance with counseling may be available.

What is Firesetting?

Anyone Can Call

Anyone who cares about the safety of a child can call for help. Families, friends, neighbors, teachers and you. For more information please contact the Independence Fire Prevention Division and ask about the FIRE SMART program.

Remember, it is important to take the early signs of fire setting seriously. Fire Department personnel have been trained to assess firesetting behaviors, provide fire safety education and to recommend additional assistance if needed.

Contact Information

Fire Prevention Division
950 N. Spring St.
Independence, MO 64050
(816) 325-7121

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