Our Public Safety Director Riley has apprised
us of the state of readiness for our Police and Fire Divisions, as well
as the Office of Emergency Management,
in terms of our storm preparation. Director Riley notes that the
Department of Public Works has pre-salted the streets, and the city
equipment and personnel are prepared and available. All police and fire
equipment and vehicles are on stand-by and ready for response. Union
County will be placing an additional ambulance in the city to assist in
any needed emergency response.
In the event of a power outage, Emerson
Community School (305 Emerson Avenue) and the YMCA (518 Watchung Avenue)
will be available for residents. Emerson School has been designated as a warming center--Public Safety is ready to assist any residents who need help getting there.
As all have been notified via the
Plainfield Mass Communication System of the state of emergency, please
remove your cars from the roads so that emergency vehicles can get