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Emergency Management
201 4th Street SE
Rochester MN  55904
507-328-2824
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Fire
201 4th Street SE
Room 110
Rochester, MN  55904
507-328-2800
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Police
101 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN  55904
507-328-6800
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911 Caller Tips
Phone: (507)328-6800 for Non-Emergency calls

Don't hesitate to call 9-1-1. The 9-1-1 system was created to make it easy to request a police, fire or emergency medical response… More

 

Emergency Preparedness: Business Resources
Phone: (507)328-2824

More businesses fail after a disaster from lack of a few simple preparedness steps. Learn how to prepare your non-profit or…More

           

 

3 Basic Steps to Be Disaster Ready
Phone: (507)328-2824 

Learn the three essential steps to be ready for a disaster. 1. Be informed. 2. Make a plan. 3. Build a kit. Ready to get started?  Our award winning method gives you a simple way to prepare before disaster strikes using a step-by-step method…More

 

 

 

Fire Pit Open Burning Permit
Phone: (507)328-2800

Open burning is prohibited within the Rochester City Limits unless approval has been granted by special Fire Department Permit…More 

 

          

 

Anonymous Report of Criminal Activity
Phone: (507)328-6800

If you observe suspicious activity in progress you should always dial 9-1-1 and state your intent to remain anonymous. If the activity is not in progress, you may call 328-6800 or visit the Crimestoppers of Minnesota website ... More

          

 

           
 

Outdoor Warning Sirens
Phone:  (507)328-2824

Siren Test Day is Wednesday morning in Rochester.  The outdoor warning sirens are tested at 10 am on the first and third Wednesday of the month…More

           

Be Informed: Receive emergency alerts
Phone:  (507)328-2824

Rochester Alert is the City of Rochester and Olmsted County emergency alert system.  To enroll, go to Rochester Alert. You will receive text messages, phone calls, emails, and…More

             
 

Request a speaker
507-328-2824

City of Rochester Emergency Management will provide a speaker for your neighborhood group or service organization any time of day or day of the week.  Discover how City emergency responders will manage a disaster and provide you with tips to prepare before disaster strikes...More

          

           

City Emergency Response Plan
Phone: (507)328-2824

City of Rochester Emergency Operations Plan is written to coordinate response to large emergencies and disaster…More

 

Rochester Area Rainfall and River Levels
507-328-2440

You can find near real-time river gauges on the Rochester Hydrology page. The National Weather Service in La Crosse WI provides near real-time rainfall amounts for the Rochester area

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Early Defibrillation
Phone: (507)328-6800

Early defibrillation is a great way to save lives! When a person suffers a cardiac arrest that is related to heart disease, quite frequently, the person's heart is in a rhythm known as ventricular fibrillation…More

 

Stormwater Management
507-328-2440

Stormwater runoff does not go to the Water Reclamation Plant for treatment - rather, it runs to our rivers, lakes and streams, often without treatment. As stormwater moves across the landscape, it collects dirt, debris, chemicals, and carries pollution to...More

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know

Phone:  (507)328-2824

Facilities that meet the requirements established under Section 312 of SARA Title III are required to submit Tier II reports by March 1 of each calendar year. Learn where to send your plan…More

  Tornado Safety: Best place to go

Phone:  (507)328-2824

At home, have a family tornado plan in place, based on the kind of dwelling you live in and the safety tips listed here…More