Disaster Preparedness

Fire Apparatus  In an emergency, always call 9-1-1 or (440) 238-7373 

The tragic events of September 11th, Hurricane Katrina, amd other recent disasters have made everyone aware that a natural, man-made or terrorist event could occur in or near their own community. The City of Olmsted Falls is not immune to such an event and has formed a committee to develop an all-hazards emergency action plan.

The Fire Chief and community leaders continue to meet to review and refine their All Hazards emergency response plan. Included in this planning is preparation for a potential pandemic or other mass medical emergency. The Fire Departments in the Southwest Region continue to work on a coordinated response to such an event.

Residents should begin to prepare themselves in the event that a disaster occurs in Olmsted Falls. Guidance for supplies, equipment, and other information can be obtained from the Department of Homeland Security's "Plan and Prepare for Disaster" web site.