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Olathe Fire Department

Olathe Fire Department


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Established in 1871, we provide many emergency and non-emergency services like inspections (open burning, permits, Knox Box, etc.), safety education, emergency preparedness (Community Emergency Response Team, etc.) using firefighters and administrative staff. We are also to home to building codes and community enhancement. Olathe's fire chief and emergency management director is Jeff DeGraffenreid, Ed.D.

On-Demand Episodes

Smoke alarms increase your chances of surviving a fire. Make a lifesaving change this weekend by changing your home's smoke alarm batteries.

A few tips to help you stay cool.

The bang on fireworks is a discussion with Division Chief of Community Risk Management Brad Henson. The sale, use or possession of fireworks in Olathe is prohibited.

Listen to Fire Chief Jeff Degraffenreid discuss severe weather, outdoor warning devices (storm sirens) and NOAA all hazards radio.

A talk about Olathe Fire Department current events and recent happenings.

OlatheFireRadio sits down with Battalion Chief Ed Reschke to talk about spring safety like smoke alarms, Severe Weather Awareness Week and a Helmet Head Bike Rodeo.

A discussion with Fire Chief Jeff DeGraffenreid about a new CPR initiative broadcast live from the Olathe Fire Department's Department Operations Center or DOC. Broadcast times may change without notice due to emergencies.

A casual chat with Assistant Chief Tim Richards.

Join us as special guest Division Chief Brad Henson talks with us about smoke alarms.

Halloween safety tips for families.