Madison County Emergency Services in Huntsville Alabama

Address and phone number for Madison County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Oakwood Road Northwest, Huntsville AL.


Name
Madison County Emergency Services
Address
5827 Oakwood Road Northwest, Huntsville, Alabama, 35806
Phone
256-722-7140

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About the Madison County Emergency Services

The Madison County Emergency Services, located in Huntsville, AL, acts as the lead Huntsville agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Alabama 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:
  • Huntsville emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Madison 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 Huntsville, Alabama 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, Huntsville Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Huntsville, AL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Huntsville Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Madison County Emergency Services by calling 256-722-7140, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Madison County Emergency Services, 5827 Oakwood Road Northwest, Huntsville, Alabama, 35806.