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Emergency Management

Every citizen of Canton should understand what to do if an emergency event occurs in their community. 

Your safety will depend on being alert, knowing what to do, when to stay in your home or go to a shelter, what to do with your family pet, and how to get up-to-date information on the emergency.


In An Emergency

There are many emergencies that can impact Canton. The most common are winter storms, power outages, flooding and hazardous materials incidents. Every emergency, including very serious ones such as terrorist acts and plane crashes, involve the same basic planning for your protection. The following provides information on what actions will be taken by town officials to ensure your safety:

Community Emergency Resources:


State Emergency Resources:

Federal Emergency Resources:

Non-Governmental Organizations:


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Contact Us

Christopher Arciero
Director of Emergency Management
& CERT Coordinator
Phone: (860) 693-7872 Phone: (860) 693-7872

Emergency Calls Police/Fire/Medical: 911
Routine Calls: (860) 693-0221 Routine Calls: (860) 693-0221
Fax: (860) 693-8493 Fax: (860) 693-8493

Location: 45 River Road (Rt-179), Canton, CT 06019

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