Limestone County Emergency Management Agency

Rita White
Director
ema@limestonecounty-al.gov

1011 West Market Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
Phone: (256) 232-2631
Fax: (256) 233-2682

www.limestonecountyema-al.gov

Directions

Mission of the Limestone County Emergency Management Agency:

The mission of the Limestone County Emergency Management Agency is to coordinate mitigation and preparedness activities prior to a disaster and to coordinate response and recovery efforts in the event of a disaster in Limestone County.

Our all hazards approach includes threats from tornadoes, floods, and other weather emergencies, as well as man-made or technological hazards such as nuclear power plant emergencies and acts of terrorism.

Planning, ongoing training and teamwork have been the key to a quick response and successful recovery from disasters that have impacted our community in the past.

Limestone County EMA is committed to working with local, state and federal agencies to provide to the most comprehensive emergency management program possible to the citizens of Limestone County.

 

LIMESTONE COUNTY PUBLIC STORM SHELTERS AND SAFE ROOMS

FEMA Certified Safe Rooms:

Ardmore Community Safe Room    29910 Park Avenue, Ardmore, AL  35739

Ark of Promise Community Safe Room    15199 Browns Ferry Rd., Athens, AL  35611

Clements Community Safe Room    9158 U.S. Hwy. 72, Athens, AL 35611

Cowford Community Safe Room    14024 Grover Dr., Athens, AL  35611

Elkmont Community Safe Room    19667 Sandlin Rd., Elkmont, AL  35620

Goodsprings Community Safe Room    33634 AL Hwy. 99, Anderson, AL 35610

Pine Ridge Community Safe Room    10078 Settle Rd., Athens, AL  35611

Pisgah Community Safe Room    27712 McKee Rd., Toney, AL  35773

Pleasant Grove Community Safe Room    9080 Upper Snake Road, Athens, AL 35614

Wooley Springs Community Safe Room     26069 AL Hwy. 251, Elkmont, AL  35620

 

Other Community Shelters and Safe Rooms:

Ardmore City Hall    25844 Main St., Ardmore, Tennessee 38449

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church    1418 Old Railroad Bed Rd., Madison, AL 35757

Lester Community Shelter    30306 Lester Rd., Lester, AL 35647

Owens Elementary School    21465 AL Hwy. 99, Athens, AL 35611 Will be open to the public after school hours only

West Limestone High School    10945 School House Rd., Lester, AL 35647 Will be open to the public after school hours only

 

SHELTERS WILL BE OPEN WHEN A TORNADO WATCH IS ISSUED FOR LIMESTONE COUNTY.

PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN ANY SHELTER, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE BEING USED AS SERVICE ANIMALS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.