Posts in Category: EMA

Badger Creek Fire makes big push east, has burned 2,300 acres 

(LARAMIE, WY) June 11, 2018 – The Badger Creek Fire made a large, wind-driven run Monday in southern Albany County on the Medicine Bow National Forest. From its’ origin the fire burned over six miles to the east and prompted county officials to issue additional evacuation notices. Air resources arrived on scene Monday, helping the read more...
 
Posted by IT Department June 12, 2018 Categories: EMA

Agricultural Animal Owners Impacted By Fire/Tornado 

Albany County Emergency Management is aware of animals that have been injured or killed by the recent tornado as well as the Badger Creek Fire, and would like to encourage owners to reach out to Sheryl Hunter with Farm Service Agency. The USDA has programs available for agriculture producers that you may qualify for. Email or call Sheryl Hunter read more...
 
Posted by IT Department June 11, 2018 Categories: EMA

Albany County Tornado 6/6/18 

At 5:43 pm a tornado was spotted in Albany County Wyoming North of Laramie and reported to the National Weather Service. The tornado touched down for approximately 30 minutes causing damage to some structures, power poles, power lines, and fencing. Law enforcement and fire department personnel are continuing to survey damage within the affected read more...
 
Posted by IT Department June 06, 2018 Categories: EMA

Albany County Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting 

Albany County Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting will be held Monday October 2, 2017 from 12-1:00

Fire Station #3

2374 Jefferson Street

Laramie Wy 82070

Questions Contact Aimee Binning

307-721-1815

Posted by IT Department September 26, 2017 Categories: EMA

Keystone Fire Takes Hold in Snowy Range near Rob Roy Reservoir 

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) July 3, 2017 – U.S. Forest Service and Albany County fire personnel responded to a wildfire this afternoon in the Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, which quickly became established and forced evacuations from multiple locations. As of Monday, 9 p.m. the Keystone Fire was roughly estimated at 300 acres and there read more...
 
Posted by IT Department July 04, 2017 Categories: EMA

Emergency Management Notification 

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) June 14, 2017 Attention Laramie Area Residents: A Mountain Lion has been seen in Labonte Park heading South at 2:15pm. Citizens should take shelter, keep pets in doors and, if seen, the lion should not be approached. Sightings can be reported to (307) 721-2526 with specific information. read more...
 
Posted by IT Department June 14, 2017 Categories: EMA

County test of the Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren System, IPAWS System and CodeRed 

Public Service Announcement

NEWS RELEASE - (March 27, 2017)

 

The Albany County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system, Code Red and IPAWS System promptly at 10:00 a.m. Friday April 7,2017 for all Albany County Sirens located in Laramie, Rock River, Centennial and Albany. The outdoor warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes.  The IPAWS test will only go out to the media that have elected to receive EAS Messages.  

The Albany County Outdoor Warning system auditory warns citizens that are outside of an emergency. When residents hear the sirens they should take cover immediately and tune into a local radio or television station to receive additional emergency information.  Residents should not call 911 or local emergency officials for information as this tie’s up telephone lines needed for emergency operations.  The sirens are an all-hazards emergency warning system and are intended to warn residents of any life threatening situation in the area.

 

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Posted by IT Department March 27, 2017 Categories: EMA PSA

Sirens Test 

Public Service AnnouncementNEWS RELEASE - (November 3, 2016)

 

******INFORMATIONAL RELEASE******

County test of the Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren System and IPAWS System

The Albany County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the Outdoor Warning Siren system, Code Red and IPAWS System promptly at 10:00 a.m. Friday November 4, 2016 for all Albany County Sirens located in Laramie, Rock River, Centennial and Albany. The outdoor warning system will sound a steady signal for a period of 1 to 3 minutes. The IPAWS test will only go out to the media that have elected to receive EAS Messages.

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Posted by IT Department November 03, 2016 Categories: EMA PSA

Verizon Cell Customers - 911 Emergencies Update 

Public Service Announcement

NEWS RELEASE - (September 27, 2016)

VERIZON Cell Customers

Albany County Emergency Management has been Notified that the  Utility Problems for Verizon Customers has been resolved.  The service outage that affected many 911 dispatch centers across Wyoming began at 1406 MT and was resolved by 1830 MT September 26th, 2016.  The following 911 Centers were affected in Wyoming.

Affected PSAPs: Casper Public Safety Communications Center, Converse County Sheriffs Office, Niobrara County Sheriffs Office, Rawlins Police Department, Afton Police Department, Platte County Communications, Fremont County Sheriffs Office, Laramie County 9-1-1 Emergency Center, Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office, Laramie & Albany County Records and Communications, Teton County Sheriffs Office, Sublette County Sheriffs Office

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Posted by IT Department September 27, 2016 Categories: EMA PSA

Verizon Cell Customers - 911 Emergencies 

Public Service Announcement

News Release - (September 26, 2016)

 

NEWS RELEASE

VERIZON Cell Customers

Albany County Emergency Management has been  Notified that there are Utility Problems for Verizon Customers.  Dispatchers request that following number be used to report  911 Emergencies within Albany County using your Verizon phone until Verizon Services have been restored. 307.721.2526

Albany County Emergency Management will be sending out a Code Red Message for residents that have subscribed.

Contact Aimee Binning for more information at 307.721.1815

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Posted by IT Department September 26, 2016 Categories: EMA PSA
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