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Franklin County Department of Emergency Services has begun a voluntary program collecting information on citizens with functional needs - Information will be used during a disaster Press Release Functional Needs Information Form Versión en español/Formulario para Servicios a Necesidades Especiales
Information on the Tornado Awareness and Damage Assessment classes being taught by the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center are now on the Training page. The Registration Codes are also posted and are required to register for the class. Class size is limited.
ICS 100 and IS 700 will be offered on April 4. Visit the Training page to sign up for classes. There is a link for each class to register online as well as a brief course description.
SBA Webinar: Protect your Business from Spring Weather Threats March 10, 2015 2pm
USFA released a Fire Fighter Fatality: Somerset, Pennsylvania
Coffee Break Training: Administration: The Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification Class 8B
USFA released a Fire Fighter Fatality: Houston, Texas
USFA released a Fire Fighter Fatality: Duluth, Minnesota
USFA released a Fire Fighter Fatality: Macon, Georgia
Coffee Break Training: Medical Components of the Incident Command System: Triage Unit Leader
Coffee Break Training: Administration: Community Risk Reduction
Coffee Break Training: Administration: Evaluating Water Supply for Public Protection Classification
Coffee Break Training: Fuel Hoarding and Container Sizes
NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation Report - West Virginia
Ready.gov Ready 2015
FEMA National Seasonal Preparedness 2015 Calendar
Ready.gov Severe Weather
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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