Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can happen at any time. It’s important to get prepared now to keep you and your family safe in the event of an emergency.
Whether it is making an emergency plan, getting an emergency kit, disaster preparedness for seniors (PDF)emergency preparedness for pets (PDF), or dealing with a power outagedowned power linesfloodingextreme heat, a winter storm / extreme cold, a lightning / thunderstorm, a hurricane / tropical storm, a chemical spill, an urban forest fire, or a natural gas outage, this web page is designed to help you get prepared.
In addition, the City of Fredericton Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) is pleased to provide a copy of its public Emergency Response Plan (PDF). The plan is comprised of two parts – an overall basic plan and individual plans for the various departments and agencies involved in emergency preparedness operations at the City.

Know Where To Get Information & Who To Call

For the latest information updates before and during emergency situations – including emergency centre locations and evacuation routes – follow the City of Fredericton's updates on TwitterFacebooksubscribe to our alerts, or listen to your local radio station.  Who should I call?



If you immediately need police, a fire truck or an ambulance


If the power goes out, call NB Power or report it online


Before you dig in your yard, call Enbridge Gas


For medical questions or problems where life is not in danger, call the Government of New Brunswick’s Tele-Care line


To reach the non-emergency police line


For information on government, health, community, and social services in New Brunswick, call 211 New Brunswick or visit nb.211.ca 

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