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 10/29/17



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"EM-1"  Incident command/communications vehicle with Full Size GMC van.  Equipped with radio communications, including Illinois Terrorism Task Force state wide mutual aid communications, work station, First Aid Kit, personal safety and traffic control equipment.  Also equipped with Emergency Lighting. PA and siren. EM 1 kept indoors at EOC ready for response.

  The Trailer behind the van is the C.E.R.T. Trailer....trailer is used for storage of CERT Equipment, training materials and equipment.  Can be used for Disaster Response. 


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EM 2 is the Coordinators car.  Emergency lighting, communications, traffic control devices.

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EM 3, we just received this vehicle on October 27, 2017.  Is was one of the Salem PD cars.

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 "EM-4"  Dodge Dakota Pickup.  Equipped with radio communications, personal safety equipment, miscellaneous tools and Emergency Lighting. EM4 is kept indoor at EOC for rapid response year round.(New Tires 08/08)  Click here for all EM-4 Pictures.




EM 2- 3- 4 are used for storm spotting.


Two large CAT Power units on trailers  

Both 40 KW



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