The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for minimizing the loss of life and reducing property damages through training and implementation of programs that promote community preparedness, an organized response, and timely recovery programs for incidents occurring in Warren County. The Office of Emergency Management provides community outreach and education in disaster preparedness.
Other responsibilities include:
Coordinating any County-wide response to a disaster situation.
Ensuring disaster assistance is available to all government agencies, businesses, and citizens of Warren County.
Coordinate between federal, state, and local agencies relating to disaster response and recovery operations.
Maintain the Warren County Emergency Operations Plan.
Provide training to County Departments regarding emergency sheltering and maintain the Warren County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Amateur Radio program.
There are additional agencies that are able to assist you in planning for emergencies. Please feel free to click on the related links below for additional information.
Contact numbers during events occurring in Warren County
Warren County utilizes an Enhanced 911 network for all emergent police, fire, and emergency medical incidents.
Any immediate threat to life or property should be reported by calling 9-1-1
During a large scale emergency or natural disaster, there are often many non-emergency questions such as are emergency shelters open or what programs or services are available through Warren County, State, or Federal programs. Answers to these questions may be obtained by calling 540-635-4128. This number is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week and the operator will be able to obtain your information and forward your question(s) to the appropriate agencies.
For additional information, contact:
Warren County Fire & Rescue
Office of Emergency Management
200 Skyline Vista Drive, Suite 200
Front Royal, VA 22630