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Emergency Alert System


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.


(credit: CBS)

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.


The Code Red emergency alert system (credit: CBS)

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.



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.



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