300 Hamilton Street
New Richmond, Ohio 45157
Clermont County and emergency management officials throughout Greater Cincinnati have adopted the same criteria for when outdoor warning
sirens are sounded which includes:
- Testing conducted at Noon on the first Wednesday of each month.
- When a tornado WARNING is
issued for Clermont County or for any adjacent county when Clermont County may also be affected.
- As a notification tool for telling
people to seek official information about an emergency from commercial media outlets or NOAA “all-hazards” radio.
that sirens are primarily for notification of those located outdoors away from a radio or television. Every household should have
a NOAA “all-hazards” radio that can be sounded by the National Weather Service or emergency officials for notification of severe weather
and other emergencies. New Richmond residents who need assistance programming a NOAA radio they have purchased can contact the fire
and EMS department at 513-553-2117 who may be able to assist them.
New Richmond Fire and EMS Department’s Quint 36 works with Washington Township Fire and Rescue personnel to secure tarpaulins on the
damaged roof of a Moscow home affected by the March 2, 2012 tornado.
Twenty-three NRFEMS members responded just after the storm
passed through Moscow at approximately 5:00 PM on Friday. Units that responded include Quint 36, Rescue 36, Medics 36 and 236, Utility
36 and Support 36. Through early Saturday morning and the following week NRFEMS assisted in clearing debris and securing damaged homes
In observance of National Fire Prevention month New Richmond’s firefighters visited New Richmond Elementary, Creative Kids Corner
Daycare and Family Connection Christian Academy in October to teach fire prevention and safety lessons to over 150 children.
students were taught to “Stop, Drop and Roll,” “Crawl Low in Smoke,” and this year’s National Fire Protection Association theme, “Have
2 Ways Out.”
Also, the importance of having working smoke detectors and how they can save your life when you are sleeping was