The City of Wenatchee is committed to protecting lives, public health, property, the environment and the economy during an emergency or disaster. The City of Wenatchee’s Fire and Rescue Department is responsible for the coordination of emergency or disaster activities related to mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in the City of Wenatchee.
Organization of emergency or disaster response activities follows the National Incident Management System (NIMS) developed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and issued in March 2004. The Incident Command System (ICS) used by the City of Wenatchee was established through NIMS as the standardized organizational structure for the management of all incidents.
The personnel, services and facilities of local government all become part of the emergency management organization as needed in times of community crisis.
The City's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan is available for review.
The following links provide additional information regarding emergency management: