There are a number of steps that businesses can take to minimize the loss of life and property. Below are a few simple steps that could truly make a difference in an emergency.
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- Hold a fire drill and evacuation drill at least once a year. Contact the Fire Department with any questions or to help you plan your drill.
- Complete an Emergency Contact Sheet
- Complete a Pre-Plan Worksheet - Upon request the Fire Department Training Department will tour your facility and assist with completing the worksheet and noting areas of importance so that they are aware of them ahead of time.
- Install an Easy Access Key Box (RI company) or a Knox Box so in the case of an emergency the Fire Department will not have to break your windows or doors. The Fire Department has a master key so your property damage is minimized.(There may be additional resources available) You label the keys, attach the box to your building as specified and call to have the keys locked inside. Locks are keyed by the manufacturer according to the city/town where the box will be installed.
- Register For Free with
The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute important or critical emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire city. CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines.
We encourage all residents and businesses to go to register with CodeRED®, enter your contact information, including additional phone numbers, text and email addresses, to ensure all of the data in the system is accurate and current.
You may also call the City of Warwick’s EMA office at 738-2000, extension 5000 for assistance.