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The Official Website of the Chandler Arizona Fire Department

Emergency Preparedness Information from the Chandler Fire Department

Create a basic emergency supply kit for your home. Click here to find out how.The City of Chandler and the Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department want to help you and your family be better prepared for any emergency or disaster situation that might arise in the community. In addition to the information below, Chandler also offers opportunities for residents to become more involved in protecting and serving their community in a variety of situations, including potential terrorist threats.

The City of Chandler will make every attempt to adequately inform citizens in the event of an emergency situation. If there is an emergency event, this Web site, Chandler Cable TV Channel 11, and Public Safety TV 98 will be updated with specific information in the event of a real emergency or disaster situation. If there is an emergency event and you would like more information, please use the following resources:

  • Chandler Emergency Center Hotline:  480-782-2990
  • Chandler Police Back-Up Phone System:  480-963-0911 or 480-963-6601 or 480-963-6602
  • Television - Local News Stations (Non Cable):  Channels 3, 5, 10, 12 and 15
  • Radio - Local News Stations:  Check most A.M. radio stations
  • Register your cell and VoIP phone with CENS


Chandler Community Emergency Responst Teams or CERT
Chandler CERTThe Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community. Learn more here:


some of the emergency situations that might affect Chandler
Thunderstorm Preparedness Storms/Monsoons
Severe thunderstorms with rain, strong winds and lightning can occur in the Valley year-round and at all hours, so be prepared. More ...
Heat Wave Preparedness Heat Wave
If Chandler is suffering a prolonged period of excessive heat and humidity, you should take steps to protect your safety and health. More ...
Homeland Security Information Homeland Security
The City has information to better prepare residents for potential emergency or disaster situations related to Homeland Security issues. More ...
water contamination emergency information Water Contamination
If Chandler experiences a major disruption to the City's water system, you may be asked to stop using any water from City sources. More ...
Power Outage Preparedness Power Outages
A major power outage, especially during the summer months, can be dangerous for residents of all ages. Are you prepared? More ...
Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Hazardous Materials
In the event of a major chemical emergency, listen carefully to radio or television emergency alert stations and follow instructions. More ...
Nuclear Accident Preparedness Palo Verde Nuclear Emergency
In the event of an accident involving the actual or potential release of radiation into the atmosphere, citizens should be informed, prepared. More ...
flu pandemic emergency information Influenza Pandemic
Federal, state and county health agencies are monitoring seasonal and novel flu viruses can affect large segments of the population. More ...
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