WILTON, Conn. The town is asking residents to sign up for the Code Red notification system so they can receive information during emergencies such as the August hurricane and pre-Halloween storm.
We learned that greater communications was necessary during the aftermath of the recent storms, Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Paul Milositz said in a news release. To that end we are expanding our communications capabilities and reach to get official information out to the public in as broad a manner as possible.
The Code Red system is used to spread official emergency information. The telephone-based system also has capabilities to send emails and text messages.
The towns website (www.wiltonct.org) has a button where residents can register phones for Code Red notifications. Only registered phones will receive alerts.
Residents should add all phone numbers they want emergency information sent to.
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