Altus Preps For Local Emergencies

ALTUS - Altus area residents will have an opportunity to learn tips and hear speakers talking about emergency preparedness Thursday evening with local emergency management officials.

Date: Thursday, 9/6
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Southwest Technology Center, 711 W Tamarack, Altus

Those attending can hear from speakers talk about local issues:

  • Generator safety
  • Personal disaster supplies
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Severe weather

Those attending can update their information or register for Blackboard Connect, the City Alerting System.

Altus Emergency Manager Lloyd Colston said they're also working on a plan to program weather radios at the gathering.

The meeting is free and open to the public.  

For more information about emergency management, Colston recommends calling your local emergency management official or visitiing on the Web.