Montgomery County EMA

Montgomery Co. EMA in Need of Extra Helping Hands

The Montgomery county emergency management agency’s director, Christina Thornton, shares some of the struggles her and her staff face when they open the warming center. “We go in at 3 pm because we have to get everything open and start warming up their meals, and start allowing entry at 4,” said Thornton, “Then we stay through the night we leave…

Hyundai Donates Over 20,000 Face Masks to Montgomery Area Healthcare Providers and Community

IMG_3051 IMG_3052 IMG_3054 IMG_3056 IMG_3060 IMG_3053 Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) has donated 20,000 face masks to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), as well as 400 acrylic face shields to Montgomery area health care providers. HMMA donated 20,000 form-fitting, washable fabric face masks to the Montgomery County EMA for community distribution via the Montgomery city council and the…

Flooding Causing Concerns for River Region

Flooding at Riverwalk Amphitheatre in downtown Montgomery – Alabama News Network Facebook fanWaters continue to rise in Alabama’s rivers due to the continued rain fall amounts. That is causing flooding concerns here in the River Region. RiverFront Park is flooded with waters crested at 40 feet. That is an extreme amount, according to Christina Golden with the Montgomery’s Special Events…

i-Team: Is Alabama Emergency Ready?

  Are you ready in case of disaster? Emergency Officials are constantly asking citizens that question. So, following the devastating and deadly Gatlinburg, Tennessee fire late last year, Alabama News Network asked the state’s emergency response officials if they’re ready to handle a non-weather related major emergency. It’s a pertinent question because a lot of people visiting Gatlinburg at the…