Lacon Emergency Services in Lacon Illinois

Address and phone number for Lacon Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at 5th Street, Lacon IL.


Name
Lacon Emergency Services
Address
406 5th Street, Lacon, Illinois, 61540
Phone
309-246-8025

About the Lacon Emergency Services

The Lacon Emergency Services, located in Lacon, IL, acts as the lead Lacon agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Marshall 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:
  • Lacon emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

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

Emergency Response Services in Lacon, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Lacon Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Lacon Emergency Services by calling 309-246-8025, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lacon Emergency Services, 406 5th Street, Lacon, Illinois, 61540.


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