Vehicle Fleet



Whats New:


2016 / 2017 EOP Update has been completed and approved by IEMA for a two year period, update due by December 2018

City of Salem Department of Emergency Management now has Nixle.  Sign up Now

Upcoming Events

Get Ready To Shakeout!  Drop, Cover, and Hold On was held at 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2017 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Recent Events:

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

 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.

Salem Emergency Management along with Salem Police Department participated in the "Operation Wildcat" State Weapons of Mass Destruction Team Full Scale Exercise-MSEL- on December 7-8, 2016

Public Safety Night was held at the Marion County Fair on Thursday August 3, 2017.  City of Salem Department of Emergency Management participated with vehicles and information table.

City of Salem participated with the IEMA Region Nine Earthquake Drill held on July 19, 2017








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Information Updated 12/13/17

City of Salem Department of Emergency Management Vehicle Fleet

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EM 4, Dodge Dakota Pickup Truck.  Equipped with radio communications, personal safety equipment, miscellaneous tools and Emergency Lighting. Bed is loaded with traffic cones and barricades.

EM 1, GMC Van, Incident Command/Communications, fully equipped with local communications and state mutual aid communications.  Traffic control equipment such as 18in reflective traffic cones.

EM 3, Ford Explorer, equipped with communications, emergency lighting and traffic control equipment.  All time 4WD

EM 2, Jeep, Coordinator Vehicle, equipped with communications, traffic control equipment devices and first aid bag.  All time 4WD



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This is our City of Salem Vehicle Emblem, on all of our vehicles.  EM 1-2-3 all have blue reflective tape on sides for better night time vision and safety.



Below are pictures of one of the two large CAT Power units on trailers, both 40 KW.  Used by both Emergency Management and Public Works. 


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