Emergency Communications

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The City will send email notifications and updates throughout emergency and disaster situations. You can sign up for eBlasts here.

AM Radio 1630
AM-1630 broadcast important public safety information during emergencies and natural disasters. AM-1630 is best received on a car radio, but also can be heard on any AM radio. Residents are encouraged to keep a battery-operated radio in their emergency kits.

Fire Horn
Residents of Sierra Madre will be alerted to tune to AM-1630 with a series of three blasts of the horn from the fire horn located at Montecito and Baldwin. The horn is tested at 5:00 on Fridays with a single blast.