Polk County Emergency Services in Fertile Minnesota

Address and phone number for Polk County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at N Mill St, Fertile MN.

Polk County Emergency Services
310 N Mill St, Fertile, Minnesota, 56540

About the Polk County Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Fertile, MN

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Fertile Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Polk County Emergency Services by calling 218-945-6050, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Polk County Emergency Services, 310 N Mill St, Fertile, Minnesota, 56540.

Map of Polk County Emergency Services in Fertile Minnesota