The Overland Park Fire Department has served the Overland Park area for more than a century. Even before Overland Park’s incorporation in 1960, our department served this community and others around it with progressive philosophies on safety and education.
The Overland Park Fire Department also provides fire response and investigation, training, and safety enforcement for the city of Merriam and parts of unincorporated Johnson County.
Overland Park, KS 66213
In 2020, the Fire Department opened a new Squad House 49 at 119th & Westgate. Data indicated the need for medical response resource in that area.
The first week the new location was open, Robyn Zwolinski was glad Shawn and Matt were in the right position to get there in time.
See Chief Dehner’s message, lifesaving stories, and the latest information on the department.
Permits are required for large open burns, but not smaller recreational fires. Learn more about whether your fire requires a burn permit, and apply for an open burn permit online using the ePLACE portal.
Knowing CPR, First Aid, and AED use can save a life when you least expect it. The Overland Park Fire Department offers classes for the public and for health care professionals.
City ordinance prohibits the use of most fireworks.
Let us share important information to help your prepare for a fire, and stay safe if there is one.
Overland Park firefighters welcome the opportunity to share the firefighting profession with others.
The Overland Park Fire Department offers the youth fire safety intervention program to help parents address the problem of fire misuse by a child.
Overland Park’s 9/11 Memorial at the Fire Training Center honors those lost on September 11, 2001 by remembering their sacrifices and teaching future generations about the tragic day.
The fire marshal inspects many buildings in Overland Park to make sure they meet safety codes.
Request a copy of a fire response or investigation report through OPCares, the City’s online customer service system.