Granite City Emergency Services in Granite Illinois

Address and phone number for Granite City Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Edison Avenue, Granite IL.


Name
Granite City Emergency Services
Address
2000 Edison Avenue, Granite, Illinois, 62040
Phone
618-877-3157
Fax
618-452-6236
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Granite City Emergency Services

The Granite City Emergency Services, located in Granite, IL, acts as the lead Granite agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Madison County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Granite emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Granite City Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Granite, Illinois state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Madison County Public Safety agencies, Madison County Public Works agencies, Granite Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Granite, IL

In the case of a Granite emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Granite disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Granite City Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Granite. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Granite residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Granite Emergency Management Agencies

In Madison County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Granite City Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Madison County, Illinois State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Granite City Emergency Services

You may contact the Granite City Emergency Services by calling 618-877-3157, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Granite City Emergency Services, 2000 Edison Avenue, Granite, Illinois, 62040.


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