The City of Prescott has developed a municipal emergency
operations plan that provides procedures for the City departments
to respond to various types of emergencies or disasters that affect
the community. This plan is used in conjunction with the
Pierce County Emergency Operation Plan. In an emergency, the
city emergency management team will be activated. If needed,
the Emergency Operations Center will be opened and staffed
throughout the emergency.
Medical Emergency - dial 911
When a medical emergency strikes, seconds count. You can
help the Prescott Area Emergency Medical Services make the best use
of those seconds by preparing your home and family in advance.
- Make certain your house or apartment number is mounted in large
numbers, visible from the street.
- When calling 911, give the dispatcher your complete address and
location (including cross streets. Stay on the line and
answer all questions.
- If possible, send someone outside to direct the ambulance to
- Keep the patient calm and comfortable. Avoid moving the
Police or Fire Emegency - dial 911
There are two outdoor warning sirens located in Prescott (Dexter
Street and Flora Street). The primary purpose of the sirens
is to warn community members that are outside about severe weather
conditions. If you hear the warning sirens, your should turn
on a local television news channel or radio channel for the latest
weather update. The warning sirens are tested the first
Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.