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Being Prepared

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NOTICE: Effective at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader has lifted the Stage 1 Temporary Fire Restriction for the county. Citizens are still encouraged to be cautious with any outdoor cooking or campfires, particularly in the grassy and wooded areas of Jefferson County. For more information on fire restrictions and bans, visit the  Jeffco website.

Emergency Preparedness

Whether you want to learn about Arvada's emergency notification systems, want to read tips on being prepared, or want to create an emergency kit, our Emergency Preparedness resources will help. 

Flood Information

Even though the likelihood of serious floods is low, it is best to be prepared for them. Preparedness includes considering flood insurance, knowing how to stay safe during a flood, and knowing whether your property is in a floodplain.


Please explore Tools for details on important communication and emergency notification tools used by the City of Arvada.