NWS Storm Spotters Class January 30, 2017 - 6:30 P.M. Marion County Fairgrounds - Exhibit Building - Contact Person, Terry, 618-267-0264
Great Central U.S. Shakeout
The City of Salem Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) has been reviewed and approved by IEMA R9 Office. 12/12/2016 Next update due December 31, 2018
Participated in the Great Central U.S. Shakeout Drill on October 20, 2016
Public Safety Night was held during the 2016 - 76th Marion County Fair in Salem on Thursday August 4.
Salem Emergency Management had Preparedness Booth at the Salem Fire Protection District during October of 2016. Great turnout of folks!
Salem Emergency Management participated in the Marion County Public Health Department FULL Scale Exercise on September 7, 2016
Two major structure fires occurred in Salem on September 25 and 27, 2015. Several area fire departments assisted Salem Fire District, Marion County EMA, City of Centralia EMA assisted Salem EMA. The City of Salem was accredited a Full Scale Exercise with this event.
There are 6 sirens located within the City Limits of Salem, on the North end near the high school, East side near underpass, South end near fairgrounds, have 2 on the West side, one near Taco Bell and the other one near NAL, across from Wal-Mart. We have one downtown at the Fire District. The entire county warning system now has public address system available, this includes the cities of Centralia and Salem. The Outdoor sirens are tested on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:00 A.M.
*****NOTICE These are OUTDOOR WARNING Sirens. Do Not depend on them for INDOOR Warnings! Purchase a NOAA Weather Radio for INDOOR Warnings. Please listen to local media during severe weather.