Emergency Management

The Lawrence County Emergency Management Department has broad discretion, functions in Emergency Management. The department facilitates the following Incident Command System (ICS) phases of Emergency Management:

  • Mitigation
  • Preparedness
  • Response
  • Recovery

The Emergency Management Department also performs other functions pertaining to emergency operations such as:

  • Coordination
  • Equipment
  • Facility Reviews
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Training

Search & Rescue Squad

Lawrence County Emergency Management also coordinates and manages the Lawrence County Search and Rescue Squad.

Lawrence County Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The LEPC's mission is to enhance the protection of the community and environment from hazardous materials incidents through planning, preparation and communication between citizens, business and government.

Safety Committee

The Safety Committee charged with overseeing the Employee Safety Training program, and safety-related aspects and functions within the County.

Current Fire Danger in Lawrence County

Emergency Management Documents