Emergency Preparedness

Monroe Fire Department provides emergency services for the city and works closely with Union County Emergency Management to coordinate these services. Union County Emergency Management responsibilities include coordination of planning, response and recovery for major emergencies and disasters. The Fire Chief serves as the City of Monroe’s Emergency Coordinator. The Deputy Chief over Administration serves as the Assistant Emergency Coordinator and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Manager. Monroe Fire Department provides outreach to local business and industry for emergency planning and evacuation.

The following links provide helpful information for emergency preparedness.

Union County Emergency Management connects you with Union County Fire Marshal office and Union County Sheriff's Office

The Centers for Disease Control informs you of health risk, outbreaks, and travel information.
FEMA can provide disaster assistance and preparedness information.
The North Carolina Forestry Service can provide you with weather reports/situations, education, and news releases.
The North Carolina Department of Emergency Management can provide you with emergency drills, severe weather information and other emergency preparedness.
The National Weather Service gives information on weather alerts and air quality.
Ready.gov allows you to prepare for natural disasters and other threats.
American Red Cross-Union County Chapter provides you with health & safety training along with emergency shelter information.