Emergency Management

Mission Statement: The mission of the Pierce County Emergency Management Department is to reduce injuries and property damage during natural and man-made incidents/disasters through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery..

Duties: Assist the public in disaster conditions such as storms, floods, major fires, chemical spills, and nuclear situations.

LOCAL EMERGENCY DECLARED DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL

Pierce County has declared a local emergency following the heavy rainfall that caused widespread flooding June 28-July 1.  We are now seeking information to determine the extent of damages to homes and businesses in the county. 

The information gathered will be used to support grant and/or loan requests for the county to assist in recovery and reducing future flood risks.  Assistance to individuals and families meeting income criteria may also be available.

Low to moderate income households with damage affecting the livability of their homes are urged to please contact 2-1-1 or call Pierce County Emergency Management at 715-273-6751 with any additional questions.

Flood Tips

In case of an incident at Prairie Island Nuclear Plant, you can find information at:

Xcel Energy, Nuclear Emergency Preparedness
https://www.xcelenergy.com/outages_and_emergencies/nuclear_preparedness

Pierce County Plan  (Adobe reader required to view)
(Policies and procedures that will be followed in response to an incidence at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant)

Reception Center Information   (Adobe reader required to view
(Purpose and Responsibilities of the Reception Center)

Other links:

Wisconsin Emergency Management
https://dma.wi.gov/DMA/wem/

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/

National Weather Service
https://www.weather.gov/

Department of Homeland Security
http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/

Federal Emergency Management Agency
http://www.fema.gov/