Kansas City Fire Department

Kansas City Fire Department Patch
635 Woodland Avenue - Suite 2100
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
(816) 513-4600

About

The Kansas City Fire Department consists of 34 fire stations organized into seven battalions. The uniformed portion of the department is segmented into six bureaus: Community Services, Professional Development, Technical Services, Special Operations, Emergency Operations and the Emergency Medical Bureau. A deputy chief manages each bureau.

Fallen Heroes

105 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Kansas City Fire Department.

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Photo of Robert "Bobby" Rocha
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Duty-Related Illness
Sat, Nov 21st, 2020
Photo of Billy Wayne Birmingham P.Th.D
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Duty-Related Illness
Mon, Apr 13th, 2020
Photo of Jerry Drew Bayton
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Duty-Related Illness
Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019
Photo of Larry J. Leggio
Firefighter
Larry J. Leggio
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Structural Collapse
Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Photo of John V. Mesh
Firefighter
John V. Mesh
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Structural Collapse
Mon, Oct 12th, 2015
Photo of Richard E. Paul
Fire Apparatus Operator
Richard E. Paul
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Heart Attack
Fri, Jan 7th, 2011
Photo of Terrance Dale Crockett
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Heart Attack
Mon, Mar 17th, 2008
Photo of Gerald K. "Mac" McGowan
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Sep 5th, 2004
Photo of John O.H. Tvedten
Battalion Chief
John O.H. Tvedten
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Asphyxiation
Sat, Dec 18th, 1999
Photo of Nick J. Charmello
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Heart Attack
Fri, Jan 28th, 1994
Photo of Thomas M. Fry
Firefighter
Thomas M. Fry
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Explosion (Intentional)
Tue, Nov 29th, 1988
Photo of Gerald C. Halloran
Kansas City Fire Department (MO)
Explosion (Intentional)
Tue, Nov 29th, 1988