Establishing what is truly important is the key to organizing everyday work and involving department members in a shared, committed, and continuous approach to service delivery.  Thus, “We are committed to safeguarding life and property”

August 10, 2016; 9:00 am
Board of Directors Meeting

August 24, 2016; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Live Fire Burns
SPTC

August 27, 2016: 8:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Block Party
YMCA

September 1, 2016; 10:00 - 11:30 am
Blood Pressure Checks, Price Chopper

September 5, 2016; Labor Day          
Administrative Offices Closed

September 14, 2016; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Live Fire Burns
SPTC

September 15, 2016; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Live Fire Burns
SPTC

September 14, 2016; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regional Rope Rescue Course
SPTC


Safety This Halloween
Southern Platte Fire Protection District's personnel put extra effort into making the community safer each year. Instead of the recommended week long activities, by NFPA, the District along with all departments in the Heart of America Metro Fire Chiefs Council region believe in a full month of hard hitting education, in order to make residents safer.
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Southern Platte Fire Open House To Celebrate Fire Prevention Week
One of Southern Platte Fire Protection Districts key functions is to provide the prevention of fires, which includes fire and life safety education.

Southern Platte Fire will be hosting an open house at Station #3 on October 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The station is located at 10811 NW 45 Highway in Parkville, MO. Visitors can tour the fire station and see the fire trucks that protect their community. Firefighters will be on hand to answer questions and provide additional information on how you can protect yourself from fire. >View Flier
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Southern Platte Fire Protection District Reminds Residents to Check Their 
Smoke Detectors
It's time for Fire Prevention Week! Don't Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.
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Fire District Urges SAFE Usage of Portable Heaters in Homes
According to a study, released by the U.S. Fire Administration, 900 portable heater fires occurred on average earch year from 2008-2010. The death total, according to NFPA in 2011 alone wa 400 deaths. USFA reported that 150 injuries occurred with approximately $53 million in property loss.
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Southern Platte Earns Thirteenth Life Safety Award
Safety education and fire prevention is paying off for one local fire district.

For the thirteenth year, the Southern Platte Fire Protection District has received national attention for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. The award was announced by Butch Browning, president of the NASFM Foundation.
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Southern Platte Earns Firefighter Grant
District Recognized for Fire Education, Prevention

Proper fire prevention and on scene operations is paying off for one local fire district. Southern Platte Fire Protection District has received attention in a competitive grant process and is being awarded a grant for $1,200 to assist in the purchasing of specialized water appliances for their fire apparatus.
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Fire District Wants You to Take Care of Your Heart When Snow Shoveling
As much of the Midwest gears up for a major snowfall this week, Southern Platte Fire District is urging people, particularly those with known heart disease, to take caution when removing snow.
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Fire District Encourages Cold Weather Safety
As the first cold weather of the year approaches, many people are turning on their heaters for the first time. Since colder temperatures result in longer operating time for heating equipment, there is more opportunity for that equipment to cause a fire. Southern Platte Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Dean Cull reminds everyone to follow important fire safety tips to avoid a tragedy in your own home.
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Southern Platte Fire Protection District Reminds Residents to
'Prevent Kitchen Fires'
It's time for Fire Prevention Week!  October 6th-12th Southern Platte Fire Protection District is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.'
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Fire District Reminds Citizens to Confirm Homeowners Insurance
Citizens and insurance companies regularly contact Southern Platte Fire Protection District regarding the change in their ISO Classification Rating. The District has not seen a change in the rating to the Fire Department since 2010, at which time it was reduced from a Class 6 to Class 4, District wide.
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