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Emergency Alert System

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Emergency Alert System In Jefferson County Still Has Some Flaws

In March 2012, a wildfire caused by a prescribed burn that went out of control killed three Jefferson County residents, destroyed or damaged 27 houses, and charred about 2 square miles.

06/04/2013

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New Emergency Alert System Tested In Jefferson County

Authorities in Jefferson County tested a new emergency alert system on Wednesday to make sure it works.

02/06/2013

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Douglas County Praises New Emergency Alert System

Emergency notifications save lives when a disaster strikes, but during the Lower North Fork Fire in Jefferson County some people never received an alert call. Now all agencies in Douglas County are hoping a new system will prevent that.

10/24/2012

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First-Ever Nationwide EAS Test Slated For Wednesday Afternoon

The federal government will conduct a national test of the Emergency Alert System, or EAS, around noon.

11/08/2011