Emergency Management Plan
The City of Renton Office of Emergency Management had developed the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan to prepare for a disaster in the community. This plan provides a framework on how government will prepare, respond, and recover from an emergency. Some of the hazards the City of Renton is vulnerable to include; earthquakes, fires, flooding, wind, snow, ice storms, hazardous materials releases, dam failure, landslides, and volcanic eruptions.
The City of Renton encourages residents to prepare for emergencies. Listed below are additional useful local and regional emergency management sites outside the City of Renton.
The Regional Public Information Network is your one-stop resource for news alerts from more than 60 government, transportation, utility, health and emergency response agencies serving citizens in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. RPIN keeps the public informed about street and highway closures, weather, major transit disruptions, and provides updates on what agencies are doing to respond to emergencies and incidents.
King County has identified the most common disasters that can strike in King County, and provides hazard-specific preparedness steps, response steps, and basic preparedness information along with related links leading to interesting and informative sites.
King County also provides non-emergency contact information for agencies within King County, plus County, state and Federal offices.