Latest News – September 9

911 Memorial Ceremony Still on for Sunday, Sept. 11

The Saguache Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual 911 Memorial Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11. According to Sergeant Tyrel Maez with the Saguache County Sheriff’s Department and SVFD crew member, this special annual 911 commoration will go on this Sunday, albeit slightly different.spacer

spacerThe annual event includes a circle around the town of Saguache by emergency responders honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for country on September 11. 2001

Since the Ute Theater is not open this season, the Sagauche Volunteer Fire Department will begin and end the loop run from the fire house located at 330 Denver Ave. The emergency vehicle procession will start at 6 p.m., returning to the fire house for a meaningful ceremony. The public is invited and encouraged to attend or take a moment at some point on September 11 to remember those who lost their lives on that fateful day.

For more information check in at the Saguache Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Page.

When it comes to Emergency Responders and Fire Rescue, it's all for one efforts that help keep residents safe in Saguache Today. Support them!

When it comes to Emergency Responders and Fire Rescue, it’s all for one efforts that help keep residents safe in Saguache Today. Support them!

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Sign Up for San Luis Valley Emergency Alerts

If you would like to receive Emergency Alerts please register on this site. San Luis Valley 911 has moved to a new system called Everbridge and has moved away from Code Red system. Residents are encouraged to sign-up to receive notifications. Here’s the info:

SLV_911_Emergency_2Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how. 

Remember this is also a good thing to signup for if you have a relative or friend living in the valley that you want to be alerted about in case of an emergency. Sign up today!

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