Hurricane and Severe Weather Resources for Fire Departments, EMS Agencies and 911 Centers

Severe Weather Resources for Emergency Service Organizations

By The VFIS Team on June 6, 2022

7 Tools to help your fire department, EMS agency or communication center prepare for severe weather

Natural disasters and severe weather events can bring lots of uncertainty and fear with them—and it’s not unwarranted. These storms can bring a variety of risks, and when you’re expected to continue to answer and respond to 911 calls during them—the tensions can be high. However, having carefully thought-out, written and implemented plans in place can help you better prepare for, endure and recover from these incidents. has a variety of resources to help you address severe weather risks, including:

As we experience the season of hurricanes, wildfires and other severe weather events—we would like to thank you for all that you do to help serve your community.

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The VFIS Team

VFIS is the largest provider of insurance, education and consulting services for fire departments, ambulance and rescue squads and 911 centers in North America, having pioneered the first tailored insurance package for this industry in 1969.


The information contained in this blog post is intended for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace expert advice in connection with the topics presented. Glatfelter specifically disclaims any liability for any act or omission by any person or entity in connection with the preparation, use or implementation of plans, principles, concepts or information contained in this publication.

Glatfelter does not make any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, with respect to the results obtained by the use, adherence or implementation of the material contained in this publication. The implementation of the plans, principles, concepts or materials contained in this publication is not a guarantee that you will achieve a certain desired result. It is strongly recommended that you consult with a professional advisor, architect or other expert prior to the implementation of plans, principles, concepts or materials contained in this publication.

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