Pontiac City Emergency Services in Pontiac Illinois

Address and phone number for Pontiac City Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at North Mill Street, Pontiac IL.


Name
Pontiac City Emergency Services
Address
413 North Mill Street, Pontiac, Illinois, 61764
Phone
815-842-3514
Fax
815-842-6567

About the Pontiac City Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Pontiac, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Pontiac Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Pontiac City Emergency Services by calling 815-842-3514, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Pontiac City Emergency Services, 413 North Mill Street, Pontiac, Illinois, 61764.


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