Find 24620 emergency services departments and agencies. Emergency services provide information on emergency management, preparedness and medical response, including public safety, fire prevention and medical treatment.
Buchanan County Emergency Services 970 Walnut Street Grundy VA 24614 11.6 miles from 24620 276-935-5525
Logan Emergency Services 102 3rd St Logan WV 25601 30.0 miles from 24620 304-752-5400
Tazewell County Emergency Services 145 Blackwell Street Tazewell VA 24651 35.2 miles from 24620 276-988-0914
Bluefield Emergency Services 112 Huffard Dr Bluefield VA 24605 43.3 miles from 24620 276-326-2621
Wise County Emergency Services 224 East Main Street Wise VA 24293 44.3 miles from 24620 276-328-8439
Abingdon Emergency Services 205 Academy Drive Northwest Abingdon VA 24210 49.8 miles from 24620 276-628-9111
Southwest Virginia Emergency Service 329 West Main Street Abingdon VA 24210 50.0 miles from 24620 276-628-4151
Raleigh County Emergency Services 340 Prince Street Beckley WV 25801 50.9 miles from 24620 304-255-9100
Knott County Emergency Services 2574 Kentucky 160 Hindman KY 41822 52.0 miles from 24620 606-785-0911
If a mandatory evacuation has been ordered, it means that officials anticipate a strong likelihood that local conditions will threaten public safety. Residents who refuse to leave during a mandatory evacuation will probably not be arrested. However, they should be prepared to be self-sufficient during the event. Utilities and communications systems will likely not be available and public safety agencies may not respond to calls for assistance.
A CERT is a Community Emergency Response Team. CERTs are teams of volunteers trained in basic disaster response that can supplement Emergency Services during an incident. Depending on the type or severity of an event, the CERT may be assigned low risk tasks that free up Emergency Services personnel for critical tasks.
Mitigation refers to measures taken to reduce or eliminate risks to human life or property in the event of disaster. The intent of mitigation is to reduce the need for response during a disaster. Mitigation allows response resources to be directed to the area of greatest need.