Houston County Emergency Services in Caledonia Minnesota

Address and phone number for Houston County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Rm 210, 304 S Marshall St, Caledonia MN.

Houston County Emergency Services
Rm 210, 304 S Marshall St, Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921

About the Houston County Emergency Services

The Houston County Emergency Services, located in Caledonia, MN, acts as the lead Caledonia agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Minnesota State, and Houston 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:
  • Caledonia emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Houston County 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 Caledonia, Minnesota state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Houston County Public Safety agencies, Houston County Public Works agencies, Caledonia Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Caledonia, MN

In the case of a Caledonia 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 Caledonia disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Caledonia Emergency Management Agencies

In Houston County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Houston County Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Houston County, Minnesota 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 Houston County Emergency Services

You may contact the Houston County Emergency Services by calling 507-725-5834, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Houston County Emergency Services, Rm 210, 304 S Marshall St, Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921.

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