There may be times when a situation calls for the immediate evacuation of an area. When authorities ask you to leave a specific area it means your health and safety is at risk. If this occurs you should not hesitate to follow emergency instructions and leave the area immediately. Specific instructions may be given to you by officials utilizing the Alert Rutherford Notification System, commercial radio and or television, National Weather Service NOAA weather alert radios or Several Social Media applications such as Twitter, Facebook and Nixle.

Emergency Authorities in Rutherford county have an in place an electronic telephone notification system that allows officials to notify residents in a designated area of an emergency situation. If such a situation exists and the system is activated, you may receive an automated message from, ALERT RUTHERFORD. Please follow the instructions provided to you in the message and monitor television broadcast for further information! Sign up for Alert Rutherford Today.


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