DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
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Franklin County Department of Emergency Services has begun a voluntary program collecting information on citizens with special needs - Information will be used during a disaster Press Release Special Needs Information Form Versión en español/Formulario para Servicios a Necesidades Especiales
Press Release U. S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan June 12th 2014 flooding
USFA releases a Fire Fighter Fatality: Lakeview, Oregon
Coffee Break Training: " Excited Delirium Syndrome"
IWCE Public Safety Broadband: Webinar July 23rd. Click here
CDC: Drowsy Driving and Risk Behaviors
Follow PA State Laws, Safety Guidelines when using Fireworks
Coffee Break Training: Responder Rehabilitation Manager
Coffee Break Training: Building Construction: Windowless Buildings
Coffee Break Training: Standpipe Systems: Standpipe Hose Inspections and Tests
Coffee Break Training: Medical Unit Leader
Ready.gov Severe Weather
Confidential Disaster Distress Hotline Available for Victims of Severe Weather Damage
CPR class will be held on Sept. 6th, 2014 at 10 am at the Chambersburg Mall Community Room call 717-264-2813 to sign up.
Department of Aging Reminds Older Adults of Services Offered by Area Agencies on Aging Press Release
Do you have an unlisted phone number and want to receive emergency information calls? Or would you prefer to receive the messages on your cell phone? If so, sign up by clicking the South Central Alert button at the top left of the page. Currently the system is based on white page listings and voluntary sign ups. Your information will not be distributed! Future phone messages through this system will use the following phone number, which will show up as the Caller ID: 717-217-4180. You can also prioritize which number gets called first during self registration.
Training documents and other information that may be helpful to those using the digital radios can be found on the Radio page.
Do you have a scanner you want to reprogram to the new county frequencies? An analog scanner can still pick up the fire dispatch channel, but you will need a digital trunked scanner to listen to everything else. Frequency list
Are you or your family at risk if disaster strikes? Find out by answering ten simple questions. If you are at risk, you can fill out a couple pages of information so you will be prepared. All this can be found on the CERT page.
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