Greenwood County Emergency Management

311 N Main Suite 1
Eureka, KS 67045
Levi Vinson- Director 

Mission Statement
The primary mission of Greenwood County Emergency Management is to reduce the vulnerability of citizens to the impact of natural and man-made disasters. To achieve this goal comprehensive all hazards emergency planning with partner agencies is conducted. Through these plans we will create resilient communities with the tools to adapt and overcome disasters.

Siren Testing
To ensure proper siren function when it is required Greenwood County Emergency Management, with the coordination of Greenwood County Sheriff's Department 911 Communications, regularly tests storm sirens county-wide. The schedule is as follows:

  • March 1st - October 31st
  • Monday at 6:00pm
  • Weather permitting. Sirens will not be tested if overcast or severe weather conditions are forecasted
  • Sirens that are tested include:
    • City of Madison
    • City of Hamilton
    • City of Eureka
    • Eureka City Lake
    • Community of Reece
    • City of Severy
    • City of Fall River
During severe weather it is Greenwood County policy to NOT sound an all clear tone. If the siren is activated multiple times new warnings have been issued.

Greenwood County Siren Activation Policy

Storm Spotter Training
Annual storm spotter training is conducted at Eureka JR/SR High School. The training is provided by National Weather Service Wichita Forecast Office. The training is free and welcome to all who wish to attend.

March 30th, 2017 at 6:30pm
715 N Jefferson
Eureka, KS 67045

Greenwood County Burn Policy
The management of land with prescribed burning is one key in the continued sustainability of the Flint Hills ecosystem. Greenwood County has adopted the following regulations regarding controlled burning, Greenwood County Burning Regulations.

Greenwood County KS Emergency Management