BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – On the same day that the first named storm of the
hurricane season passed through our area, emergency responders from Brunswick County gathered to learn more about how to keep the community safe in the face of emergencies.
Officials in Brunswick County had to get a larger room Friday for the
annual Hurricane Preparedness Briefing. With well over 100 emergency
responders and community leaders in attendance, this was the largest
group ever for this event.
The briefing focused on overall hurricane preparedness and other hazards that could impact Brunswick County.
the past year, Brunswick County has secured a grant for construction of
a new 911 center that is slated to open in 2014, pending approval from
The county has also modified a
comprehensive write up of a countywide emergency plan and finalized
WebEOC training and application permits.