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We test hydrants annually as required by the ISO.Fire hydrants are also used by the Water Department to flush the water lines.
Storm sirens are tested the each day at noon. They are also tested annually during Severe Weather Awareness Week. Dates and times of this tornado drill are set by the National Weather Service.
An all-clear siren is not sounded. This alleviates the confusion for citizens wondering if it is another warning or an all-clear signal.
Yes the public shelters are located at:CRMC, 4th & Buckeye, Handicap Accessible (basement) Community Elementary ,4th & Cline, Handicap Accessible (the multipurpose room) Field Kindley, 1110 W. 8th (enter through the North side gymnasium doors)First Church of God, 5th & ClineSt. Pauls Lutheran Church, 506 W. 9th
If you live within five miles of City Hall,102 W. 7th, or are located within the City’s Industrial Park, the Fire Department will be the first responder to a fire at your location if you have a fire contract. CFD will also respond outside the city limits when requested for mutual aid.
Yes, free standing fire pits are allowed.