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FIRE DEPARTMENT/DISTRICT - NCCFD

NEVADA COUNTY CONSOLIDATED FIRE DISTRICT #4661279


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  • 640 Coyote Street
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Consolidated Fire District provides fire suppression and emergency medical response services. Special operations include swift water rescue and large animal rescue. Additional programs include fire inspection and prevention services, public education programs, and participation in community projects. 
GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69147082


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

The 2022 Ready Nevada County Handbook will list evergreen options for green waste disposal. OES will send out new green waste dates in early 2023. 
TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES IN EVENT OF DISASTER - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #73393611


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of disaster, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services recommends the following trusted information sources (aka trusted news sources). NC OES includes Twitter accounts for organizations below as trusted information sources.

TRUSTED INFORMATION SOURCES per Ready Nevada County "Ready, Set, Go" Guide. Note to 211 call agents: Share ALL sources below with callers.
  • 211Connecting Point, 2-1-1 or 1-833-DIAL211, 211ConnectingPoint.org
  • CHP Grass Valley, 530-477-4900
  • County of Nevada, 530-265-1218, MyNevadaCounty.com
  • County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services, 530-265-1515, ReadyNevadaCounty.org
  • Sierra Sun, SierraSun.com
  • The Union, TheUnion.com
  • YubaNet, YubaNet.com
  • KNCO 830AM, KNCO.com
  • KOH 780AM, KKOH.com
  • KTKE 101.5 FM, TruckeeTahoeRadio.com
  • KVMR 89.5 FM & 105.1 FM, KVMR.org
  • Nevada County Media, NevadaCountyMedia.org, Channel 17 (Comcast & Suddenlink)
  • Tahoe Truckee Media, https://ttctv.org/
This list also appears in the Ready, Set, Go! Handbook on page 31 … [read more]
DASHBOARD-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69675906


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Ready Nevada County Dashboard provides almost real-time information during disaters on the tab called "Wildfire & Evacuation Incident Dashboard."

Computer/Laptop: mynevadacounty.com/dashboardreadynevadacounty.com/dashboard
Smart Phone: mynevadacounty.com/mobiledashboard

VIDEO TUTORIAL OF DASHBOARD FEATURES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AICY4C89qQ0&feature=youtu.be

NOTE: In the event of evacuations, people must follow instructions from law enforcement on the scene.  After evacuation orders are lifted, even if the dashboard shows roads are open, there may be law enforcement on the scene not allowing people back in because of remaining safety issues of which they are aware.
EVACUATION TAGS - NCSO

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE #69027542


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office provides free “EVACUATED” tags for residents to place in a highly visible place such as a door, reflective address sign, mailbox, fence, or gate as they evacuate their residence during an emergency. These tags will help first responders swiftly identify which homes have been evacuated so they can focus their attention on those who still need help and decrease overall evacuation times. 

It is a complement to, not a replacement of other best practices, like having a go bag ready, being familiar with the Hi-Lo evacuation siren, and knowing evacuation routes.

It is understood that some residents may be apprehensive to place a sign like this in front of their homes, believing it could invite criminal activity. The Sheriff’s Office, which oversees evacuations, assures all concerned residents that once an area is evacuated law enforcement will minimize access to those areas. Deputies will then saturate those evacuated areas with patrols. The process can … [read more]
KNOW YOUR ZONE-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #72738595


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

Find your Nevada County evacuation zone at https://protect.genasys.com/search. In the event of a wildfire or other emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for affected areas. These notices are issued for a ZONE with an EVACUATION STATUS.
 
Authorities will use Zone Names (a combination of letters and numbers) in emergency alerts, media releases, and on social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. Follow the 3 steps below to find and remember your zone.
 
ZONE - Find & Know Your Zone
To understand whether your area is under an evacuation warning or order, you need to know your Zone Name (a combination of letters and numbers). It is important to remember your zone name.
 
1. Go to https://protect.genasys.com/search
2. Enter your address into the search bar
3. Find your zone in the pop-up window and write it down
 
EVACUATION STATUS - Evacuation Status Levels Definiti… [read more]
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION FOR HOME & FAMILY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10456348


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of a disaster, the Ready Nevada County dashboard will display real-time data.
READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD
 - https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=dfae8e3b36e3455bbf9dcc865349e72e

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, municipalities, key stakeholders, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all disasters.

Ready Nevada County is an effort coordinated by OES to raise awareness and mobilize the community to prevent and prepare for wildfires.

2022 READY, SET, GO! Handbook - English
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/44617/2022-Ready-Nevada-County-Handbook-PDF
Includes info about evacuation planning and checklists.

Spanish Handbook - 2021 ¡PREPARADOS, LISTOS, A EVACUAR! Manual
Spanish READY, SET, GO! 

https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/38907/RNC2021_Handbook-Spanish-WEB?bidId=… [read more]
WILDFIRE FAQs - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69767742


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services is one of the County agencies that can provide information about wildfires - from preparation through recovery.
 
FIRE DEPARTMENT - NEVADA CITY

CITY OF NEVADA CITY #4662496


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  • 201 Providence Mine Road
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada City Fire Department provides emergency services by responding to structure fires, emergency medical incidents, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, automobile fires and wildland fires.

Web pages from above with visible url links:
SAND & SANDBAGS - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10446822


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  • Nevada County Warehouse
    Nevada City, Nevada

SAND & SANDBAGS
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/1240/Sand-Sandbags-Available

No Cost to Residents
The Office of Emergency Services offers no-cost sand for Nevada County residents every year between November 1st and April 30th.
Please Note: Sand is available on a first-come-first-served basis, while supplies last. Residents are advised to please bring their own sandbags and only take what is needed. 
Sandbags are available for purchase online or at various local businesses such as:
  • B&C Hardware
  • A to Z Supply
  • Hills Flat Lumber Co.
Self-service Loading
Bring a shovel and sandbags to take advantage of this no-cost service. Please only take what you plan to use for the protection of your personal property. This will enable us to continue to offer this free service.
Pick-Up Locations
Sand is available at the following locations:
  • Next to the Nevada County Warehouse located at: the corner of Highway 49 and East Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
  • Penn Valley Fire Protection District is loc…
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