It is with great sorrow that the South Metropolitan Fire Protection District announces the death of Battalion Chief Christopher A. Tindall. Battalion Chief Tindall died January 8, 2015, following a sudden medical illness.
We would like to give our heartfelt thanks to all who came out to honor Battalion Chief Tindall as he was laid to rest Wednesday, January 14th, 2015.
Temporary Burn Ban in effect
Due to dry conditions and forecast winds the South Metro Fire Marshal's office has issued a Burn Ban. No open burning is allowed during this time, and all issued burn permits are suspended.The Ban on Open Burning has been extended. Until the Fire Marshal's office determines that enough precipitation has occurred to improve conditions no open burning is allowed within the boundaries of the South Metropolitan Fire Protection District. We ask all residents to observe common safety practices by no burning until such time that the current threat is decreased.
The South Metro Fire District provides Fire Suppression and Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Response for 52 square miles in Cass County Missouri (about 20 miles south of Kansas City MO), including the cities of Raymore and Lake Winnebago, and unincorporated parts of the County.The Following pages give an overview of District operations and organization, as well as useful information on fire safety and community service.
The South Metro Fire District is committed to enhancing the quality of life and to protecting the lives and property of the citizens in our community.
Please use the links at the left to learn about various aspects of the Fire District.We try to update these pages often, please come back and visit us again.
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Fire - Life Safety Permit Applications and Burn Permit request forms can now be downloaded in PDF format. For more information see the Fire Prevention page
Questions, comments, or requests for information about the Fire District can be made to District Headquarters at the administrative contacts listed, during regular business hours.
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