Lyons Prepared

Lyons Prepared is a group of Lyons-area volunteers, who work to coordinate emergency preparation and communication, to residents and visitors within the Lyons Fire Protection District.
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Lyons Prepared Mission:

Support neighborhood emergency preparedness; strengthen our ability to communicate well during an emergency; and enhance relationships between our fire district and surrounding communities and Boulder and Larimer County emergency planners.
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1 - Fire, medical, and all other emergencies


Dial 911 first!
If it's a fire, explain that you are in the Lyons Fire Protection District (especially if you live in Larimer County).
If you are calling from a cell phone, you may reach dispatch in another county. Be sure to tell them where you are calling from.

Provide:

  • The location of the fire or emergency
  • Your name, address and phone number


2 - Emergency Notification System (ENS)


Sign up!
Everyone can sign up to receive messages about imminent threats and hazards. It takes just a couple of minutes, and you can choose how you want to receive the info: landline, mobile, text, etc.
Boulder County: www.boco911alert.com/
Larimer County: www.larimer.org/emergency/

3 - Other emergency info


And some important non-emergency info.

3.1 - Other emergency numbers
3.2 - Emergency information
3.3 - Evacuation assistance & shelters
3.4 - Animals
3.5 - Radio/TV Emergency Alert System (EAS)
3.6 - Audio and visual emergency signaling

3.1 - Other emergency numbers

Boulder County Sheriff - 24 hour dispatch (call if 911 not working) 
(303) 441-4444

Lyons Fire Protection District
(303) 823-6611

Larimer County Sheriff - 24 hour dispatch
1 (970) 416-1985

Rocky Mountain Poison Center
1 (800) 222-1222

Red Cross - 24-Hour Hot Line
(303) 722-7474

3.2 - Emergency information

Boulder County Office of Emergency Management
www.boulderoem.com/emergency-status

Boulder County Evacuation Information
(if evacuation in progress)
(303) 441-4300

Larimer County First Call
(information during disasters)
211

Larimer County Emergency Information Line
1 (970) 498-5500

Larimer County Emergency Website
www.larimer.org/emergency

3.3 - Evacuation assistance & shelters

Boulder County Sheriff - 24 hour dispatch
(303) 441-4444

Larimer County Sheriff - 24 hour dispatch
(970) 416-1985

American Red Cross - Mile High Chapter
(303) 722-7474
http://www.redcross.org/co/denver

3. 4 - Animals

Animal Disaster Response and Resources
Including Emergency Evacuation Assistance
Code 3 Associates Nonprofit
http://code3associates.org/disaster-response/

Aspen Meadows Veterinary Specialists
(303) 678-8844 or (303) 678-8855
104 South Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501
www.aspenmeadowvet.com/

Boulder County Animal Control
(303) 441-4444 (Boulder County Sheriff)
http://www.bouldercounty.org/safety/animals/pages/animalcontrol.aspx

Boulder County Emergency Evacuation Info for Horses
Boulder County Horse Association
http://www.boulderhorse.org/resources/
Evacuation Tips for Emergency Personnel (PDF)

Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic
(303) 440-7722
1658 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
(in Sunrise Center near King Soopers)
www.emergencypetclinics.com/home.html

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
During normal office hours: (303) 291-7227
After hours: (303) 293-4501
(Dispatched through Colorado State Patrol)
cpw.state.co.us/

Humane Society of Boulder Valley
(303) 442-4030
2323 55th St., Boulder, CO 80301
boulderhumane.org/

Larimer County Humane Society
(970) 226-3647

Longmont Humane Society
(303) 772-1232
9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont, CO 80501
www.LongmontHumane.org

3.5 - Radio/TV Emergency Alert System (EAS)

In an emergency, the following radio and TV stations will carry Emergency Alert System information.

Boulder Radio EAS Stations
  KGNU (FM)    88.5   (303) 449-4885
  KBCO (FM)    97.3   (303) 444-5600
  KVCU (AM)  1190     (303) 444-5600
  KCFR (AM)  1490     (303) 444-1490

Longmont Radio EAS Stations
  KGUD (FM)    90.7   (303) 776-4896
  KRCN (AM)  1060     (303) 776-2323

State of Colorado Radio EAS Primary Stations
  KYGO (FM)    98.5   (303) 321-0950
  KOA  (AM)   850     (303) 713-8000

Denver Area TV EAS Stations
  KWGN (CH 2)         (303) 740-2222
  KCNC (CH 4)         (303) 861-4444
  KMGH (CH 7)         (303) 832-7777
  KUSA (CH 9)         (303) 871-9999

3.6 - Audio and visual emergency signaling


To notify neighbors that you need immediate emergency assistance, here are some accepted signals:

  • 3 long blasts on a car horn
  • 3 whistle blows
  • 3 gunshots in rapid succession
  • A red flag on an automobile

NOTE: A continuous car horn can be an indication of an automobile accident and should be investigated


Emergency preparedness guidance


People and animals


Wildland Fire Safety and Survival Checklist
Boulder Community Network
http://bcn.boulder.co.us/emergency/wildland.html

Preparing for, Responding to, and Recovering from Emergencies
Boulder Office of Emergency Management
http://www.boulderoem.com/

Boulder County Emergency Evacuation Info for Horses
Boulder County Horse Association
http://www.boulderhorse.org/resources/
Horse & Barn Owners Need to be Prepared (PDF)

All-Risk Emergency Preparedness Guidance
Ready.gov, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
http://www.ready.gov/

Planning for Keeping People and Animals when Disasters Strike
The Humane Society of the United States
http://www.humanesociety.org/about/departments/disaster_preparedness.html

Be Red Cross Ready Tools and Resources
American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster-safety-library
NOTE: You can find many of these publications on the Downloadable Info page.

Readiness Resources for People and Pets
READYColorado
https://www.readycolorado.com/
NOTE: You can find many of these publications on the Downloadable Info page.

Living with Bears
Colorado Parks & Wildlife
http://cpw.state.co.us/learn/Pages/LivingwithWildlifeWildBears.aspx