Platte County Fire Department

Find Platte County Missouri fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Camden Point Fire Department 301 Camden Street Camden Point MO 64018 816-280-3521

Central Platte Fire District 202 Main Street Platte MO 64079 816-858-2231

Dearborn Area Fire Protection 201 South Commercial Street Dearborn MO 64439 816-992-8919

Edgerton-Trimble Fire Protection District 500 Belt Avenue Edgerton MO 64444 816-790-3362

Fire Rescue Squad Of Platte County 6730 Northwest Tower Drive Platte Woods MO 64151 816-587-5300

Riverside City Public Safety 2990 Northwest Vivion Road Riverside MO 64150 816-741-1191

Southern Platte Fire Protection District 8795 Northwest Highway North Kansas MO 64152 816-741-2900

West Platte Fire Protection District 17870 Highway 45 Weston MO 64098 816-640-2724

About Platte County Fire Departments

Platte County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Platte County, MO community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Platte County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Platte County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Platte County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Platte County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Platte County

Platte County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Missouri are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Platte County. Platte County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Platte County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Platte County, MO

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Platte County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Platte County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Platte County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Platte County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Platte County and Missouri Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Platte County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Platte County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.