Emergency Preparedness & Notification Systems
Click above for detailed preparedness information
Emergency Management Coordinator
(970) 728-9546 (office)
(970) 596-3100 (mobile)
To support our community's disaster preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation needs through the coordination of information and resources.
Sign up for Emergency Notifications (click on the logo)
The old WENS system will be retired June 30, 2014.
Receive emergency notifications by recorded message, text message or email. The "Code Red" Wireless Emergency Notification System is used for general alerts regarding road closures, road conditions or severe weather and is primarily for commuters, visitors and residents. A text message will be sent to your mobile number and/or email outlining the nature of the emergency.
San Miguel County Resident Evacuation Plan
How to prepare for and carry out a wildfire evacuation.
San Miguel County is a member of the West Region Wildfire Council. Members represent private citizens, local, county, state and federal agencies with an interest in, and a commitment to address wildfire risk across the region. For information on mitigation and available grants visit their website. http://www.cowildfire.org/
Other helpful sites for current wildfire information
Call before you burn!
Controlled burn information, requirements and restrictions.
Get a Search and Rescue Card!
For more info on what is covered and why you should get one click here
Save a life!
San Miguel County has many AED units available for use in a heart attack emergency. See a list of the locations here
Community Plans, including the All-Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection Plans, maybe be found on the Plans page.