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Emergency Management

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Emergency Management

The mission of the Office of Emergency Management is to protect communities through coordinated and well-integrated tools and protocols designed to support preparation, response, and recovery in the face of acts of terrorism, man manmade catastrophes and natural disasters.

Recent Notifications
As of 3/14/2023 20:15 MDT Gem County Road and Bridge (“GCRB”) reports that heavy rainfall in northern Gem County is currently affecting the Ola Highway from Cottonwood Creek to Jackknife Road. GCRB has crews in the area addressing rocks along the roadway and potential mud slides. The public is encouraged to exercise caution when traveling along the highway and should avoid the area if possible.

“We expect rainfall through the early morning hours on Wednesday, March 15, and will continue to monitor the highway throughout the night,”
GCRB Director Neal Capps explained.