Office of Emergency Management News

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    Summer Safety Tips: Dealing with the Summer Sizzle

    The Texas Department of State Health Services reminds residents to stay safe during the season of extreme heat. Residents are advised to take proactive measures to defend against heat-related sickness. Hot weather is part of life in Texas. Read on...

Statewide Hurricane Evacuation Exercise
Irving was among several cities participating in a statewide hurricane evacuation exercise. People posing as evacuees flew from the Gulf Coast and spent the night at Senter Park Recreation Center. The city teamed up with local nonprofit organizations to practice a coordinated disaster response. In addition to hurricanes, Irving’s Office of Emergency Management says the shelter also could be used for local disasters, such as a large fire or tornado.