It’s frightening to know something is amiss but not have full details. Lately, in our area, smoke has filled the basin each afternoon. Is it local? Should I be concerned about my family and home? Do I need to evacuate? These are questions for which you can now get immediate answers.
There is now a nationwide system in place among local law enforcement and fire agencies in which you can receive email and text messages from officials as news breaks. It’s called Nixle. Nixle’s mission is to enable secure communication channels between residents and local public safety agencies in order to create safer and more informed communities. A one time signup allows officials to alert you as need arises.
Not only is this perfect for primary homeowners, but it’s obviously a wonderful way to know what is going on in the area where you might have a vacation home. You can sign up to receive notifications from any number of participating agencies and areas.
Whether its fire, flood, earthquake, highway closure or winter storm, it will set your mind at ease to know what’s going on. Find out more anout Nixle here.
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