Springfield Fire and Emergency Services
Springfield Fire and Emergency Services is an organization of dedicated professionals who are committed to serving the community by protecting life, property, and the environment.
Be prepared for spring/summer storms
Western Mass READY Project
Being prepared is the best way for you, your family, your neighbors, and your community to survive a disaster. Visit westernmassready.org for information on making sure you and your family are prepared.
Western Mass Ready IRAA has a special section with in preparedness information specifically for Individuals Requiring Additional Assistance.
Protect Yourself During Earthquake Shaking
Learn what to do during an earthquake, whether you’re at home, work or school. Taking the proper actions, such as “Drop, Cover, and Hold On”, can save lives and reduce your risk of death and injury. Learn more >>
DPW Weather Station
Residents Encouraged to Prepare Now
Hurricane hazards come in many forms for the Springfield Metropolitan area: High winds, tornadoes, and flooding. This means it is important for your family to have a plan that includes all of these hazards. Look carefully at the safety actions associated with each type of hurricane hazard and prepare your family disaster plan accordingly. But remember this is only a guide. The first and most important thing anyone should do when facing a hurricane threat is to use common sense.
You should be able to answer the following questions before a hurricane threatens. Here are links to some tips from the NOAA National Hurricane Center Hurricane Preparedness web site:
What to do in Case of a Power Outage
When You Call Eversource
More Emergency Preparedness Information
Mass 2-1-1 - Get information about critical health and human services available to the Springfield community by dialing 2-1-1 24 hours a day. The toll-free TTY number for hearing impaired residents is (877) 211-6277.
Family Disaster Plan - Download this form to create an emergency plan for your family.
What to do in Case of a Gas Leak (copy 1)
If you detect a gas leak through smell, sight (white cloud mist or fog), or sound (hissing or whistling), follow these three steps: