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Emergency Response

News items from the Emergency Management Agency pertaining to local emergency response activities.

Fox River Rescue

Motor Vehicle Accident

At 12:33 PM on 12/08/2021, St. Charles Fire and Police units responded to the report of a car into the Fox River. Geneva and South Elgin Fire Departments also responded to assist.

Social Worker Supports Our Police & Fire Departments

When police officers or firefighters respond to a call and arrive at the scene, they often find that the situation requires additional professional assistance. Sometimes it’s clear that crisis intervention services for traumatized victims, mental illness, or other issues are desperately needed. That’s when the expertise of Sandra Rincon, the St. Charles Police Social Worker comes in.

Be Sure to Enroll in the CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Kane County offers the CodeRED® Emergency Telephone Notification System. The system allows County officials to telephone targeted areas or the entire County if an emergency requires immediate action such as a boil water order, missing child alert or evacuation notice. CodeRED® is capable of dialing 50,000 phone numbers per hour and delivers a recorded message.