Emergency Management

Emergency Management Director
Michael Gardner
860-428-0870 Cell

Deputy Emergency Management Director
Thomas Borgman

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Ashford CT Emergency Management

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Emergency Alerts

The Town of Ashford has a list of residents to check on in the case of emergencies, such as storms, power outages, or extreme heat. If you or someone you know would like to be checked on, or you know of someone who is housebound, living alone, elderly, or who has a medical condition that may need to be checked on, please call one of the following to be added to our list:

  • Kit Eves, Senior Center Director and Agent for the Elderly – 860-487-5122
  • Melissa McDonough, Ashford Social Services Director – 860-487-4417

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Power Outages, Downed Trees and Preparedness

Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, you need not be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, though, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all members of your household as comfortable as possible.

Consider purchasing a battery powered weather radio!

Make sure to keep cell phones charged. Land line wires may be down. Stay on the call with the emergency dispatcher until they have asked all their questions. If you are calling from a cell phone, the dispatch center will not know your location. Our emergency dispatch center for fire, EMS or other emergencies is a regional center located in Tolland, CT. They depend on you to provide complete information. During the course of this storm and the recovery period, non life-threatening calls to 911 may be routed to our local fire department. Regardless, your concerns or situation will be addressed.

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