Emergency Management



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ACRPC supports emergency planning initiatives throughout the region for the Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation phases of emergency management.

Staff provides support for the Addison County Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC #8), Addison County Incident Support Team (AC IST) and works with individual communities. For a full description of how ACRPC interacts with state and local emergency planning please click here

Additional Emergency Preparedness information for Addison County can be found here:

Emergency Management Resources

Important phone numbers:

  • 9-1-1 for life threatening emergencies,
  • 2-1-1  for shelter information, evacuation information and other disaster resources,
  • 5-1-1 for road closures,
  • 1-800-641-5005 to report a Hazardous Materials Incident,
  • 1-800-347-0488 for Communities that need VEM assistance,
  • Public Works Municipal Aid agreement.

Other key contacts and resources:

State of Vermont Resources

Vermont Emergency Management (VEM)

Phone: (800) 347-0488 or (802) 244-8721

For general non-emergency requests send a non-emergency request to VEM (email address is monitored between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday)

Flood Ready Vermont

State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)



Local Utility Contact Information

Green Mountain Power Corporation
(website & Facebook page preferred over phone for reporting power outages)

(call center is open Monday-Friday 7:00am to 7:00pm, closed on major holidays)

Vermont Electric Cooperative (parts of Starksboro)

If you require immediate assistance or need to report an outage, please contact control center at 1-800-832-2667

Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.

Mapping Resources:

Hazardous Material Information:

To report a Hazardous Material Incident, Call 1-800-641-5005

Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

Hazmat Compliance Tier II Reporting

  • For questions about Tier II reporting, please contact the Division of Fire Safety.  This email address is monitored between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Environmental Protection Agency

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

Please contact Emergency Management Planner Andrew L’Roe for additional information.

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