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Flood Damage Information Details....

Judge Jim Baker proclaims April, 2017 to be Cleanup Faulkner County Month in honor of Senator Stanley Russ. 

Fire Department of the Year 2016

Classes start June 6th, 2017. Go to our cert link for more information and schedule!

 

Monday June 19th, 2017 6:30-8:30pm

OFFICIAL CDC HEALTH ADVISORY / ZIKI VIRUS

Deputy Director Tyler Lachowsky receives Arkansas Tech Emergency Management Student Of The Year!

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center:

Disaster Assistance available...

President Obama approved Governor Asa Hutchinson's request for a major disaster for the State of Arkansas as a result of severe weather and flooding from late December 2015 to January 2016.

Public Assistance (PA) for emergency work and repair/replacement of disaster-damaged facilities will be available for all 32 counties requested by the state including: Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Clay, Crawford, Dallas, Drew, Franklin, Greene, Independence, Izard, Lawrence, Little River, Logan, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Montgomery, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Polk, Randolph, Scott, Searcy, Stone, Washington, White, Woodruff, and Yell Counties.

Individual Assistance (IA) for individuals and households will be available for residents of 11 of the 19 counties requested by the state including: Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Faulkner, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Little River, Perry, Sebastian, and Sevier Counties.

Additional designations may be added to the declaration if requested by the state and warranted by results of further damage assessments.

Click here for the full press release: 1.usa.gov/1RbDgJc

Local Shelter/Safe Rooms/

(No pets allowed)

Vilonia High School-1164 Main St., Vilonia AR
Vilonia Intermediate School(FMIS)- 98 N Mt Olive Rd, Vilonia AR
(These are open to the public ONLY when school is not in session. Doors automatically open when tornado warning is issued.)

Vilonia Elementary School-15 Eagle St., Vilonia AR- (Open after High School is at full capacity)
Vilonia Primary School  4 Bane Ln., Conway AR
(Please note, the Vilonia Primary and Elementary safe rooms serve as after school care (till 6:00pm) during school year and also as holiday & summer daycares  They will apply to the in session rule.)


Conway SD Ruth Doyle Intermediate-800 Padgett Rd. Conway AR 
Conway SD Simon Intermediate-1601 E. Siebenmorgan, Conway AR
(These are open to the public ONLY when school is not in session.)

Mayflower Middle School- 18 Eagle Cir., Mayflower, AR 72106
(These are open to the public ONLY when school is not in session.)

Springhill Elementary School- 91 Elliott Rd, Greenbrier AR 72058
(These are open to the public ONLY when school is not in session.)

 

FAULKNER COUNTY GOV.  SAFE ROOM SHELTER

Shelter is located behind OEM building at 57 Acklin Gap Road, Conway, AR 72032

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

1) FOR PROTECTION FROM SEVERE WEATHER, ALL 3 DEADBOLTS MUST BE LOCKED FROM THE INSIDE!!!

2) The shelter is open to the public during Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Warnings.

3) The shelter will remain open until all severe weather threats have passed.

4) Weapons ARE NOT allowed in the shelter.

5) Smoking and the use of tobacco in any form is prohibited in the shelter.

6) Alcohol and drugs (other than prescribed by a doctor) ARE NOT allowed in the shelter.

7) Animals WILL NOT be allowed in the shelter but can remain in your car. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SHELTER, CALL 501-450-4900

 

 

 

 

Electrical Safety Tips.......

Congratulations to Mayflower Fire Department! 

Faulkner County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady County

Faulkner County OEM receives share of $230,000 donation from BHP Billiton for emergency response equipment.

Working on Faulkner County Storm Ready Accreditation...

November celebrates several awareness months: Epilepsy, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Caregiver’s.

Important Ebola Preparedness Information

 Faulkner County 911 Deputy/Fire Service Coordinator, Larry Brewer retired September 5th, 2014 after 20 years of service.

Portable Fan Heaters Recalled due to Fire Hazard

Burn Ban Lifted for Faulkner County as of Feb 7th, 2017.

 

 

Arkansas Fayetteville Shale  Transportation Association(AFSTA) Vice President, Britt Varner, presents a check to Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management Director, Shelia McGhee.