Safety During Storms

Storm shelter locations in Lamar

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Lamar Police Department

1106 Broadway Street

Lamar, Missouri 64759

Phone – 417-682-3546



To:                  Citizens of Lamar – Reference safety during storms

From:             Police Chief Bergman

Date:              July 15, 2016


As a reminder, if seeking shelter during storms in the event of a tornado where warning sirens are set off, Lamar has two (2) storm shelters.

The basement of Memorial Hall is shelter for people, service dogs, dogs and cats (inside cages only).  This shelter is operated by the Fire Department.

Memorial Hall:   1100 Broadway  (basement entry north side of building)


The Lamar Middle School is shelter during non-school hours for people & service dogs only.  NO PETS.  Operated by the Lamar Police Department.  A police car will be sitting outside the door. 

Lamar Middle School:  7th & Cherry



Ken Bergman

Chief of Police


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