Emergency Management

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Crisis and disaster planning is coordinated through the Training & Emergency Management Office under the direction of the Battalion Chief; Training & Emergency Management.  Emergency management involves planning for a variety of situations or events that could possibly affect the city and its residents and developing contingencies to mitigate their hazards.  The office is directly responsible for development of the Fire & Rescue Departments response and works with other city departments and other first responders in developing a unified response to a local crisis or a large scale disaster.