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Emergency Preparedness

Screen at Normal council meeting
Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

Normal Town Council members and town staff agreed with an environmental group that the community needs better emergency plans for heat waves and polar vortexes.

Dawn Cook and Tim Gleason leading video presentation
Eric Stock / WGLT

Emergency managers told business, school and government leaders in Bloomington-Normal on Tuesday that collaboration and communication are key when responding to a disaster.

Smoking plane
Bloomington Fire Department

When disaster strikes, we take it for granted that first responders, public health, schools, and other community agencies will all work together for the common good. But that doesn’t happen on its own.