Officials report success at today’s emergency preparedness exercise
November 5, 2013
Tyler Emergency Management officials exercised the City’s Emergency Management Plan today to evaluate agency preparedness and interagency communications. Representatives with the Tyler Fire Department and the Tyler Police Department coordinated with the local medical community to exercise various aspects of each agency’s emergency plan. Click here to read more.
Tyler Fire Department reminds citizens to change smoke alarm batteries
November 1, 2013
Smoke alarms are a vital part of any home fire escape plan. They can provide the early warning needed for occupants to safety evacuate their home in the event of a fire emergency. It is estimated that approximately two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes that do not have smoke alarms or working smoke alarms. Statistics indicate that citizens who have working smoke alarms inside their homes can cut their chance of dying in a home fire in half. Click here for more information.