Lexington Fire & Rescue

Serving Since 1847

Mission Statement

To Protect And Enhance The Quality Of Life In Lexington Through A Comprehensive Program Of Services Directed Toward Public Education, Prevention And Control In Areas Of Fire, Rescue, Hazardous Materials Incidents, And Disasters

The Lexington Fire Department is a combination emergency services department which provides fire protection, A.L.S. ambulance service, rescue, hazardous materials and a variety of non-emergency service to residence within 55 square miles of Lafayette County along the banks of the Missouri River just 40 minutes east of Kansas City, Missouri.

We are proud to have mutual aid agreements with the surrounding departments in an effort to support each other during high call volumes. Coverage is provided out of one station staffed 24 hours a day supplemented by part-time and reserve personnel.

The department is staffed with 35 personnel that are crossed trained in fire protection and emergency medical services as either emergency medical technicians or paramedic. operating with 2 engines, 3 ambulances, quint, tanker, 2 brush trucks, and utility truck.

Fire protection ratings are ISO class 4 within the city and class 10 in the rural area.

Call Log 2020

We are compiling a list of past firefighters. We would like to know Name years they served and if they have passed where they are located (Cemetery) This is for a new annual Memorial Day project. If you were a past member or know of one please send us any info you have.