A tornado can happen anytime in Kentucky, but these dangerous storms are most common in the spring. Take a few minutes to review your tornado/severe storm action plan.
Stay Afloat when Flood Waters Rise
Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Are you ready for one?
Learn About DEM
“Emergency management” is our name and our number one job – but what do we do around the DEM office when no disasters are happening?
What’s That Smell?
Hazardous industrial chemicals are all around us. They’re used in factories and businesses and they travel the roads and rails of Fayette County. When an accident causes a spill, prompt action is critical to staying safe.
Shelter In Place
In a hazardous materials incident, one protective order that authorities may give is shelter in place. It’s more than just staying indoors when the sirens wail.
Get involved with emergency preparedness in Fayette County. Join our Community Emergency Response Teams and be ready to help your friends and neighbors in case of a community emergency.
Special Needs Registry
Do you know someone who may need some extra help during an emergency? Are you wheelchair bound or on oxygen? Fill out your information here and our responders will be able to give you priority assistance.