Limestone County Emergency Management Agency
1011 West Market Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
Phone: (256) 232-2631
Fax: (256) 233-2682
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.