Emergency Management

Emergency Management's mission is to enhance the public safety of Lexington-Fayette County residents and businesses through emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. 

To find information on any emergency situation, visit Emergency Management's official website at BeReadyLexington.com


March is Severe Storms Preparedness Month

The one thing Kentucky residents can be sure of is that the weather is ever-changing and unpredictable. It’s particularly true in the spring when the seasons change, and severe storms can be at their worst.

Be a part of the Community Emergency Response Team

If you’re ready to help your community be better prepared for emergencies and disasters, Lexington Emergency Management wants you for a spot in our upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class.   Training begins on March 4.

Lexington Declares Phase 3 Heat Alert

With temperatures and the heat index forecast to be in the mid 90's, Lexington Emergency Management has activated its Phase 3 Heat Alert.