Current Emergency Information

Contact Information
Emergency Management
Renton, WA 98057

During an emergency, information will be posted to this page as soon as possible. For life threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1 right away. If 9-1-1 is not working, call the non-emergency number at 425-235-2121 and provide your location information.


COVID-19 Updates

Information on city facilities is constantly being updated. For the most current status of city facilities, please see the Mayor's Daily COVID-19 Update or our COVID-19 Resources page.


Emergency Instructions
Utilities
Roads

Shelters

Weather
Bus Services

Human Services
City Facilities

Recreation Programs
Social Media

Emergency Instructions

Drive safely, please, and watch your step! Accidents of all kinds are more likely to happen in this kind of weather. Check on others who might need help.

If your power is out, dress in layers and stay dry to stay warm. For food safety, avoid opening your refrigerator door unless absolutely necessary. Additional information on getting through a power outage is available from Puget Sound Energy and Seattle City Light.

For life threatening emergencies call 9-1-1 right away. If 9-1-1 is not working, call the non-emergency number at 425-235-2121 and provide your location information.

To get the most current emergency instructions for your area, sign up for ALERT Renton.

Utilities

Water

  • No reports of disruption to water services have been posted.

  • For water emergencies, contact the Public Works Water Division at 425-430-7400 or gstahl@rentonwa.gov.

Sewer

Electricity, Gas, and Power

Garbage and Debris Removal

  • Service interruptions to regular garbage service are posted by Republic Services. Republic has advised that missed garbage collections will be made up on Saturday, February 16.

Roads

  • To report roads blocked by fallen trees or abandoned cars, call the Renton Police non-emergency number at 425-235-2121.

  • Planned road closures are posted on the Impact Traffic Report page.

  • See Renton snow routes for plowing and sanding information. Plowing is complete on primary roads, and crews are wrapping up on plowing secondary roads. Some roads cannot be plowed because cars are in the way.

Shelters

  • The Severe Weather Shelter at 300 Rainier Avenue N, Renton, WA 98057 is now closed.  

Weather

  • For current weather alerts and information in Renton see the National Weather Service seven day forecast.

Bus Services

  • Disruptions to regular bus and transportation services are posted by King County Metro.

Human Services

  • Some Renton residents may find their basic needs unmet as a result of an emergency. If temporary help is available, information will be posted here.

  • For more information visit the Human Services page.

City Facilities

These city facilities are closed through March 31.

Recreation Programs

Other Closures

  • All public meetings and events have been cancelled through March 31.

Social Media

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