Category: EMA News

Aroostook County EMA News and Information

Training Announcement: ICS 300 & 400

Command and General Staff- Complex Incidents & Advanced ICS; July 9-11, 2019 The Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training course on the Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Area Command Staff. Prior Completion of ICS 100-200 series is a prerequisite for attendance to this program. This 3-day course is designed for multi-discipline organizations and staffing, incident and event planning/staffing, organizing a response to an incident or audience of persons who would likely serve as supervisors...

Exercise – Exercise – Exercise

Full-Scale Exercise at PQI Presque Isle International Airport The City of Presque Isle and Aroostook EMA (AKEMA) will be conducting a full-scale exercise at the Presque Isle International Airport (PQI) Saturday August 11th, 2018. John Gibson, Deputy Director and Exercise Coordinator with Aroostook County EMA explained, “The focus of the exercise is on a multiagency response to a commercial passenger airliner crash with a high number of victims, but will also include an emphasis on communications and interoperability.” Aroostook EMA...

ICS 400 Course Announcement

Incident Command Systems – Advanced (ICS 400) May 23 & 24, 2018   The Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training course on the Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Area Command Staff.  Prior completion of the ICS 100 – 300 series is a prerequisite for attendance to this program.   This 2-day course is designed for senior personnel expected to perform in Command and General Staff rolls in an incident command post and in a...

ICS 300 Course Announcement

Incident Command Systems – Intermediate (ICS 300) Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents March 6 & 7, 2018   The Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training course on the Federal Emergency Management Agency training program for Area Command Staff.  Prior completion of the ICS 100 – 200 series is a prerequisite for attendance to this program.   This 2-day course is designed for a multidiscipline organization and staffing, incident and event planning/staffing, organizing a response...

Aroostook County Flood Watch Facebook Page

A new collaborative Facebook page is helping public safety, local officials, and communities throughout Aroostook County stay connected in regards to rising water levels and potential flood concerns in the entire region.  https://www.facebook.com/Aroostook-County-Flood-Watch-643083355864118/ Darren Woods, Director of Aroostook EMA says, “This page is a collaboration of agencies and communities in an effort to increase public information on spring flooding conditions in our area. The intent is not to take away the value of information from other sites, but it is meant...

NWS Caribou – Winter Spotter Training

  Help your National Weather Service by becoming a Winter Weather Storm Spotter!  Storm spotters report snowfall, ice accumulation, ice jam flooding and coastal flood erosion during Maine’s long harsh winters.  Spotter training will teach you how to accurately measure and report significant winter weather phenomenon! Where: National Weather Service Office, 810 Main St., Caribou, ME When: Thursday, November 19th, at 5:30 pm Cost: Free to all those interested in Weather!!! Please contact Donald Dumont Donald.Dumont@noaa.gov for additional information on...