- Hazmat Response Due to Punctured Saddle Tank
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 AT 10:31AM
Noble County EMA was on the scene of a diesel spill caused by a ruptured saddle tank on State Road 3 near Avilla on Tuesday. IDEM was made aware of the spill in accordance with Indiana spill rule 327 IAC 2-6.1, and a remediation crew was contacted to clean up the diesel fuel by the trucking company.
The Kendallville Hazmat team was called in to plug the hole in the tractors saddle tank. Also assisting on scene was Avilla Fire Department, Avilla PD, Noble County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police and Noble County EMS.
- Noble County EMA Responds to Storm Damage
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 AT 10:21AM
Noble County EMA responded to northeastern Noble County on Monday evening to evaluate storm damage. Evidence indicates that this damage was caused by straight line winds. A report was sent on to the National Weather Service for review.
- Operation Unify
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 AT 10:05AM
Members of the Noble County Emergency Management Agency recently participated in Operation Unify: a civil unrest exercise to test emergency plans in response to a scenario where civil unrest has the potential to turn violent.
Noble County EMA Director Justin Stump (second from left) discusses injects with members of IDHS.
Noble County EMA Deputy Director Ann Carpenter and R.A.C.E.S. officer Sara Wagar processing request while working in the logistics division during the scenario.
- Noble County EMA Completes Damage Assessments
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 AT 9:54AM
Several reports of structural damage along with trees and power lines down in Southwest Noble County from a derecho on June 13th, 2022.
- EMA Director Stump Completes FEMA Basic Academy
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021 AT 2:20PMNoble County EMA Director Justin Stump completed the FEMA National Emergency Management Basic Academy on October 13th.The Basic Academy is the first step towards earning the Professional Emergency Management certification. (PEM)
- Retired EMA Director Mick Newton Receives Sagamore of the Wabash
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2021 AT 4:01PM
- EMA Donates Personal Protective Equipment to Noble County Firefighters
MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021 AT 9:09AM
The Noble County Emergency Management Agency recently donated sets of personal protective equipment to firefighters in Noble County to keep in their personal vehicles so they have protection when they are called out and arrive on scene. Each pack includes two types of mask, two protective gowns, gloves, sanitizer and a face shield.
-Albion New Era Article by Matt Getts
Albion firefighters Connor Marks, left, and Geraldo Hernandez.
Noble Township firefighters Steve Lee, left, and Rodney Leamon.
Avilla Fire Department
Laotto Fire Department
Ligonier Fire Department
Orange Township Fire Department
Sparta Township Fire Department
- Travel Alert Color Levels
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 AT 3:24PM
RED – WARNING:
Travel may be restricted to emergency personnel only. Citizens are directed to refrain from all travel, comply with necessary emergency measures, cooperate with public officials and disaster services forces in executing emergency operation plans, and comply with the directions of properly identified officers. Further and more specific restrictions may be included in the disaster declaration.
ORANGE – WATCH:
Conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. Only essential travel is recommended (i.e., to and from work, emergency situations, etc.). Emergency action plans have been or should now be implemented by businesses, schools, government agencies and other organizations.
YELLOW – ADVISORY:
Routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation. Citizens should use caution or avoid these areas. Schools and businesses may begin to implement their emergency action plans.
WHITE – CAUTION:
A condition may develop that limits or hinders travel in isolated areas. No travel restrictions have been placed in effect by county officials, but citizens should be alert to changing conditions.