LSPD Press Release — Structure Fire Ivory Lane

By Sgt. Chris Depue

Lee’s Summit, Mo.— On Sunday morning, 2/7/2021 at approximately 4:40 a.m. emergency crews were dispatched to the 1500 block of NE Ivory Lane on the report of a structure fire. Once the fire was extinguished, officers on scene were advised that the basement of the residence contained a small marijuana grow operation near the origin of the fire.

A second, small marijuana grow operation was located in the upstairs level of the residence as well. Investigators with the department’s Special Investigations Unit responded to the scene of the fire to conduct the follow up investigation; they will be assisted by members of the Missouri State Fire Marshall’s Office and the Lee’s Summit Fire Department. There were no injuries reported in the fire and no suspects have been charged in the case.

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