Raytown FIRE STATION #1

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

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fire sprinkler pipe break forces evacuation of Raytown nursing home


Media Release

Raytown, MO 23:30 hrs. Two seperate breaks in the large pipes supplying the fire sprinklers at the Hidden Lake Care Center located at 11400 Hidden Lake Drive, Raytown, MO 64133 forced the evacuation of 48 residents on August 4, 2014.  The residents were relocated to nearby facilities operated by the same company.  

The water breaks are expected to be repaired by late Tuesday and the Facility will also be required to have the electrical system inspected by a licensed electrition and the water damage professionally mitigated.  

Fire sprinkler pipe break forces evacuation of Raytown nursing home

Raytown, MO 23:30 hrs. Two seperate breaks in the large pipes supplying the fire sprinklers at the Hidden Lake Care Center located at 11400 Hidden Lake Drive, Raytown, MO 64133 forced the evacuation of 48 residents on August 4, 2014.  The residents were relocated to nearby facilities operated by the same company.  

The water breaks are expected to be repaired by late Tuesday and the Facility will also be required to have the electrical system inspected by a licensed electrition and the water damage professionally mitigated.  

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

2014 Fireworks Information



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)


Monday, April 28, 2014

RFPD is accepting applications


Raytown Fire District in Missouri has an immediate opening for a full time shift Firefighter. Raytown Fire District has been providing fire protection services since 1944 and currently employs 36 service members. 
Minimum requirements for application include:
A valid Drivers License
Must be at least age 21 at time of job offer
High school diploma or equivalent
IFSAC Firefighter I Certification
IFSAC Firefighter II Certification
Current CPAT (at time of job offer)
Current Missouri State EMT or EMT-Paramedic license (Paramedic preferred)
Missouri Hazmat Awareness & Operations certificate
Passing score on Fire Service Entrance Examination FSEE
(Contact Blue River Community College to schedule your FSEE test, fees may apply. Please note that FSEE tests from any accredited facility will be accepted.)

Applications must be received at the Raytown Fire District by June 1, 2014.
Salary range for first year Fire Fighter is:$38,200.00 - $44,500.00
Listed pay scale does not include an additional $10,264.00 in annual benefits.
All offers of employment are conditional up the successful completion of a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and a criminal background check.
Hire Process Scheduling
Application deadline June 1, 2014
Initial interview process is anticipated to begin June 14, 2014
Hire date August 1, 2014

For applications and details see department website at http://raytownfire. com/ or stop by Raytown Fire District Headquarters located at 6020 Raytown Trafficway, Raytown, MO 64133. Please feel free to contact us at 816-737-6034 with any questions or concerns.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

For Immediate Release
April 23, 2014

The Directors of the Raytown Fire Protection District are pleased to announce that Matthew Mace has been appointed as the fifth fire chief in the 70 year history of the Fire District.  His promotion will be effective on May 1, 2014.  Matthew had been serving as the interim fire chief since October 22, 2013.

Matthew became a paramedic in 1995 and started working for Raytown EMS in 1996.  He was hired by the Fire District as a Firefighter/Paramedic in 1999.  In 2007, he was promoted to Fire Marshal. 

Matthew is active in the community and resides in Raytown with his wife Rachelle and his children, Zachary and Claire.

The Directors cited his relationships with community leaders and organizations in addition to his knowledge of the Fire District and leadership during the interim period as factors in the decision to appoint him as the permanent fire chief.

Robert Palmer, President
Barb Schlapia, Vice President
Willard Ross, Secretary