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    ** Dial 911 to report fire, police and medical emergencies, or any other emergency. **

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    Click the link below to “Get Ready”

    http://www.getreadycapitolregion.org/

    This site is full of information that can be useful in planning for your family’s safety!

    Emergency Management Director:
    John C. Littell
    Director of Public Safety and Fire Chief

    Send mail to:
    21 Tolland Green
    Tolland, CT 06084

    Physical location of office:
    Tolland Fire Training Center
    191 Merrow Road (Route 195)
    Tolland, CT 06084

    Phone: (860) 871-3677
    Fax: (860) 871-4430

    FOR TOWN SHELTER INFORMATION:

    Contact Beverly Bellody, Director of Human Services, at (860) 871-3611
    or 871-3648, or the Town Manager’s Office at (860) 871-3600.

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    NEWS RELEASES:

    April 9, 2014

    Tolland Emergency Management is pleased to announce the formation of a Community Emergency Response Team or C.E.R.T.

    C.E.R.T. members will learn valuable skills such as:

    • How to recognize hazards that are most likely to affect your home, workplace, and neighborhood.
    • Steps you can take to prepare for a disaster.
    • Identifying and reducing potential fire hazards in your home.
    • What to do when disaster strikes.

    C.E.R.T. members also learn how to:

    • Assist Emergency Management and First Responders in meeting the needs of the community during disaster.
    • Be part of a team serving the community.

    To find out more information about this exciting opportunity

    plan to attend one of the two informational sessions hosted by Emergency Management Director John C. Littell or

    e-mail volunteer@tolland.org to sign up for the classes.

    Informational Sessions will be held

    Wed. April 16th at 7:30pm OR Sat. April 19th at 10:00am

    At the Fire Department Training Center, 191 Merrow Road

    For FAQ visit: http://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams/frequently-asked-questions#.U0XNwSteKOg.mailto

    For additional C.E.R.T. training: http://www.fema.gov/community-emergency-response-teams/training-materials#.U0XOspiWv2A.mailto

    Class schedule:

    6-Wednesdays 7pm to 9pm on April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21 & 28

    2-Saturdays 8am to 12pm on April 26 & May 3

    1-Graduation on June 4, at 7pm

    Classes will be held at the Fire Dept. Training Center and begin promptly at 7pm

     

    November 10, 2012

     

    Disaster Relief Supplies Collection Update

    Tolland Emergency Management has just received an update from the Salvation Army.


    The immediate need for clothing donations has been met at this time. Thank you to all, for your generosity. The focus of the collection effort now shifts towards non-perishable food items. There is an URGENT need for items such as canned meats, pastas, vegetables, soups, etc. Also baby formula, diapers, personal hygiene and cleaning products. The initial relief efforts and mass feedings have depleted food pantries across the area.  Our goal is to replenish the pantries and prepare to supply families with Thanksgiving dinner baskets.  Unfortunately due to Hurricane Sandy and the poor economy, more families are in need than was anticipated for this season.  These two factors create a real possibility that there won’t be enough food for those who are truly in need.

    Drop off locations are: Fire Station 140 at 64 Crystal Lake Road, Fire Station 240 at 3 Rhodes Road or the Fire Training Center at 191 Merrow Road.  These locations will be open to accept donations weekdays from 8:00am to 4:30pm.  The Tolland Big Y will be accepting donations during regular business hours.

    Please remember to check expiration dates and thank you in advance for your generosity.


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    The Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Region 3 office received information from the U.S. Attorney’s office covering a

    DISASTER FRAUD HOTLINE.

    The following is the contact information for fraud, waste, abuse or allegation of mismanagement involving disaster relief operations:

    Ø Call the Disaster Fraud Hotline at (866) 720-5721 or

    Ø Fax the disaster Fraud Hotline at (225) 334-4707 or

    Ø Email: disaster@leo.gov or

    Ø Write: National Center for disaster Fraud, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4909

    ALL CALLS CAN BE MADE ANONYMOUSLY AND CONFIDENTIALLY!!

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    For the website of the Tolland Fire Department, please visit www.tollandfire.org

    For the Emergency Preparedness website
    of the Eastern Highlands Health District, please click here.

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