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City Continues House Demolition Project

  Tearing down derelict houses in Lamar helps improve a neighborhood in a number of ways; the area becomes free of blight, property values have a chance to increase, there’s less of a risk of other houses falling into disrepair, vandalism, vagrancy and drug houses are reduced, and an opportunity develops for a new house […]

Police Academy Begins April 14

  The Lamar Police Department is accepting applications to attend the 2016 Citizen Academy, which will be instructed by the officers of the Lamar Police Department and members of the Lamar Fire Department. The Academy will begin on April 14, 2016.  The training will give the citizens of Lamar a general understanding of the daily […]

A Fitting Tribute for Responders and Servicepeople

The 3rd Annual Tri-State 9/11 Tribute in Lamar had several highlights Saturday, September 12, ranging from the performing bands and float entries that extended from West Beech Street all the way along South 9th Street and from there into the Prowers County Fairgrounds for the day. Red, white and blue were the predominant colors of […]

LFD Receives Fireworks Funding from Library Fines

Lamar Public Library patrons raised $250.00 this year for “Fines for Fireworks”! Fines for Fireworks is an annual event that runs June 15th through July 15th. All money raised will go toward the Lamar Fire Department’s Fireworks Display. Thanks so much to all who came in and paid their fines or donated to the cause!

LPD Citizen’s Academy Open for Applications

  The Lamar Police Department is accepting applications to attend the Citizen’s Academy which will be instructed by the officers of the Lamar Police Department and staff of the Lamar Fire Department. The Academy will begin on April 23, 2015 and will run for six weeks. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 7:00PM […]

LPD Make Two Drug Arrests

  On Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at approximately 8:15 PM Lamar Police Officers responded to Walmart on a report of suspicious prescriptions being passed to the pharmacy. Officers later arrested Julia Compton (Howards), 33 of Lamar, for four counts of fraud and three counts of possession of a schedule two controlled substance. Ryan Birney, 26 […]

Fire Department Incident Reports August 4, 2014

Sunday, July 20 At 1:22 pm on July 20, fire personnel were dispatched to a road freight or transport vehicle fire located at 100 South Main Street in Lamar. Specifically, fire personnel were called to the scene for a semi with its brakes on fire. Upon arrival, fire crew found light smoke coming from the […]

The Fireworks Fall on Friday, the Fourth

  This year’s annual fireworks display at the Prowers County Fairgrounds will start at about 9:20pm, according to Lamar Fire Chief Marshall Cook.  The 4th falls on a Friday this year and fair skies have been predicted for that evening.  Cook said with all the recent local rainfall, there is not much of a chance […]

Fire Department Incident Reports June 27, 2014

Wednesday, June 11 At 3:45 pm on June 11, fire personnel were dispatched to an unintended detector activation located at 1111 South 11th Street in Lamar. Fire crew was dispatched for a fire alarm, but search of the building revealed that there was no fire. Wednesday, June 18 At 2:26 pm on June 18, fire […]

Outdoor Warning Siren Test this Thursday, June 12

Prowers County Office of Emergency Management – Media  Release Prowers County Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with the Lamar Fire Department and Wiley Fire Department will be conducting a unified test of the outdoor warning sirens on Thursday June 12th from 10:00am thru 12:00 noon.  This will include the 7 sirens in the City of […]

Fire Department Incident Reports June 9, 2014

Wednesday, June 4 At 3:01pm on June 4, fire personnel were dispatched to 208 Maxwell Street in Lamar on report of a gas leak, specifically that a gas meter had been hit and was slowly leaking. Upon arrival at the scene, fire crews found a single-story residence with the gas meter in the alley. The […]

Fire Department Incident Reports June 3, 2014

Wednesday, May 21 At 2:29 pm on May 21, fire personnel were dispatched to 912 West Olive Street in Lamar on report of a Molotov cocktail being thrown under a BBQ grill. The fire was out upon arrival, but the fire crew found the smell of chemicals and burned rags on the ground. The Lamar […]

Fire Department Incident Reports May 1, 2014

Wednesday, April 23 At 2:54 am on April 23, fire personnel were dispatched to a contained trash or rubbish fire located at 912 West Olive in Lamar.  Upon arrival, fire crew found a small fire next to the front porch of the house.  A pressurized water extinguisher was used and successfully extinguished the fire. At […]

Fire Department Incident Reports April 8, 2014

Saturday, April 5 At 1:42 pm on April 5, fire personnel were dispatched to 401 Kendall Drive, Prowers Medical Center, on report of a false alarm.  While en route, Prowers County Dispatch advised that Security Alarms had called and stated that PMC had said they were conducting a fire drill but had not notified Dispatch […]

Fire Department Incident Reports April 7, 2014

Thursday, March 20 At 5:08 pm on March 20, fire personnel were dispatched to 1203 South Main Street on report of a chemical spill or leak at Little Caesar’s Pizza.  Upon arrival at the scene, fire crew found approximately 2 gallons of anti-freeze had been released onto the concrete parking lot.  Deputy Chief Burkhart took […]

Fire Department Incident Reports March 17, 2014

Thursday, March 13 At 2:40 pm on March 13, fire personnel were dispatched to an alarm system sounding at 1104 South 4th Street in Lamar.  Upon arrival, fire crew spoke with an employee who stated that the alarm had activated two times that day but this was the first time that it sent a request […]

Fire Department Incident Reports March 11, 2014

March 10, 2014 At 1:01 pm on March 10, fire personnel were dispatched to CR 8.5 and CR DD.8 in Lamar on report of an authorized controlled burn.  The fire crew was called by the water department to burn a pile of tumble weeds that had blown into an open reservoir.  The site was evaluated […]

Fire Department Incident Reports February 27, 2014

Saturday, February 22 At 4: 14 pm on February 22, fire personnel were dispatched to an alarm sounding at 3106 Memorial Drive in Lamar.  There was a single smoke detector activation in the upstairs hallway.  Upon arrival, the fire crew was met by the occupant who stated that she had overheated a frying pan.  There […]

Fire Department Incident Reports February 14, 2014

Saturday, February 8 At 5:18 pm on February 8, fire personnel were dispatched to a carbon monoxide incident located at 811 South 13th Street in Lamar.  Upon arrival at the scene, Engineer Kemp investigated the area with the 4-gas monitor.  The occupants stated that the alarm had been activated approximately three minutes before calling emergency […]

Fire Department Incident Reports February 10, 2014

Thursday, January 30 At 8:19 pm on January 30, fire personnel were dispatched to 1432 East Olive Street in Lamar on report of a fuel spill in the parking lot of Walmart. Upon arrival at the scene, fire crew found a semi tractor on a flat bed trailer. The driver stated that they were loading […]