Are you wondering what that quake registered on the Richter Scale? You can visit the United States Geological Survey website and view their free map of recent earthquakes and their intensity. The map is updated 1-5 minutes after an earthquake has occurred.


Automated Emergency Telephone Notification System CODE RED If you have a publicly listed phone number within the city limits of Palm Springs you are automatically on this call list and will receive the emergency calls, e.g. evacuations, wild fires, gas leaks, hazardous materials spills, etc. For more information or call the Fire Department at 760-323-8181.


Below are open to the public and have excellent advice on simple steps each household should take to prepare.



In an emergency tune your radio to:  1610 AM. It does not have a far range, probably unreceivable beyond Vista Chino, so we are fortunate to be within range.


For information on CERT contact:   

          Janet at Palm Springs Fire Department  (760) 323-8185

          Next training session in October 2009 - enroll now






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