Raytown FIRE STATION #1

Fire Chief's Office, Fire Administration and Fire Prevention
6020 Raytown Trafficway
Raytown, MO 64133
816-737-6034

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Early Morning Apartment Fire

                                     Raytown Fire Protection District

Press Release

PIO Assigned: Matt Mace, Fire Chief
Date: 2/
Location: 6701 Ralston
Time of the call: 02:20
First Unit on the scene: Raytown Pumper 51
Number of Units: 11
Number of Firefighters: 38
Property Loss/Damage: Unknow
Contents Loss: Unknown


Additional information:
Firefighters rescued a 55 year old female, a 5 year old child and a 18 month old infant from the secondf floor of a three story apartment building.  The 5 year old was pronounced dead at a local hospital, the 55 year old and the 18 month old remain in critical condition. 
Upon arrival, crews reported heavy fire and smoke showing.    Heavy fire conditions complicated the rescue efforts, at one point the firefighters hoseline was burned in half cutting off thier exit.  The conditions worsened, forcing the crew to carry the infant from the second floor to the third floor where firefighters from KCFD were able assist by laddering the outside of the building and lowering the infant to the ground.

In less than 10 minutes from the time the crews exacuated everyone from the structure the roof supports began to fail causing the roof to collapse into the structure.

The Raytown Fire Protection District requested the assistance of the Missouri State Fire Marshal due to the size and and scope of the fire scene.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

In total, 26 persons were displaced as a result of this apartment fire, the Red Cross is working to find them places to stay.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Rules for the shooting of fireworks in Raytown

FIREWORKS ARE LEGAL TO PURCHASE AND SHOOT IN RAYTOWN AS LONG AS YOU FOLLOW THESE RULES:



  • Fireworks can only be shot on July 4th between the hours of 10 am and 11 pm
  • Fireworks are not allowed in any public area or Raytown Park
  • Bottle rockets, roman candles and stick missiles are PROHIBITED 
  • The consumer must have a valid and completed Raytown Fire Protection District Consumer Permit (print out the one below or visit any Raytown fireworks tent. 
  • They are free

2015 Consumer Permit.

Print this off and sign this before shooting any fireworks in Raytown.  Failure to have a signed permit on hand may result in the issuance of a citation if we are called to your residence.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

2015 Fireworks




Raytown Fireworks Rules 

SHOOTING OF FIREWORKS IS PROHIBITED ON RAYTOWN
PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PROPERTY AND IN BUSINESS
DISTRICTS. 

CONSUMER FIREWORKS MAY ONLY BE SOLD
AND DISCHARGED DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES:

Sold between 6:00 a.m. on June 29 and 10:00 p.m. on July 4.
Discharged on July 4 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and
11:00 p.m. 

BOTTLE OR STICK ROCKETS, MISSILES, SKY LANTERNS AND ROMAN
CANDLES ARE PROHIBITED FROM BEING SOLD OR
DISCHARGED AT ANY TIME WITHIN THE CITY OF RAYTOWN

ALL PERSONS SHOOTING FIREWORKS MUST HAVE A 2015 RAYTOWN FIRE DISTRICT FIREWORKS PERMIT, WHICH IS AVAILABLE FREE AT ANY RAYTOWN FIREWORKS TENT OR FIRE STATION