Seneca Emergency Services in Seneca Illinois

Address and phone number for Seneca Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at North Cash Street, Seneca IL.


Name
Seneca Emergency Services
Address
340 North Cash Street, Seneca, Illinois, 61360
Phone
815-357-8686

About the Seneca Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Seneca, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Seneca Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Seneca Emergency Services by calling 815-357-8686, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Seneca Emergency Services, 340 North Cash Street, Seneca, Illinois, 61360.


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