Polk County Emergency Preparedness Guide

A Guide for Improving the Resiliency of Individuals and Families in Our Community This guide is designed to assist Polk County community members to prepare for disasters in Polk County, Oregon. It is provided to our community through partnership and collaboration with the Independence Police Department, Monmouth Police Department, Dallas Emergency Management, Polk County Fire…

Polk County Completes Hazmat by Rail Emergency Response Plans

State fire marshal announces three counties complete hazmat by rail response plans – 06/18/18  The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal has announced that three Oregon counties, Morrow, Polk, and Umatilla, have completed local hazardous materials by rail emergency response plans These plans identify rail lines locally that transport hazardous materials, outline emergency notification and response procedures,…