Sandwich City Emergency Services in Sandwich Illinois

Address and phone number for Sandwich City Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at East Railroad Street, Sandwich IL.


Name
Sandwich City Emergency Services
Address
207 East Railroad Street, Sandwich, Illinois, 60548
Phone
815-786-2261

About the Sandwich City Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Sandwich, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Sandwich Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Sandwich City Emergency Services by calling 815-786-2261, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Sandwich City Emergency Services, 207 East Railroad Street, Sandwich, Illinois, 60548.


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