The Duncan Banner

November 17, 2013

Registering rooms a safe, sound idea


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Emphasis on registration of safe rooms in Stephens County occupied significant attention here when emergency officials staged their annual session aimed at preparation for catastrophic events that could occur.

Residents are encouraged to register their locations by visiting stephenscountyok.com or contacting Jimmy Pryor, assistant emergency management director and flood plains manager.

It makes sense.

In case of severe weather, officials can monitor and check locations, ensuring safety.

The shelter awareness program was a key part of last week’s annual and mandated state disaster preparedness program attended by area fire, police, sheriff, hospital and related agencies.