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Be Prepared and Stay Informed

Become a fan of the Central Illinois Emergency Information Facebook page to stay informed should a tornado or other large disaster strike Peoria County or the region. Emergency preparedness information will also be posted on the site, such as how to build a supply kit, develop a family emergency plan, or prepare for severe weather.

Communications: Emergency Expo

Peoria County Courthouse, Room 502. Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Tel: (309) 672-6918, Fax: (309) 672-6054

Emergency Expo
Shoppes at Grand Prairie 
June 17*, 2015 
4:00 - 7:00pm
FREE & open to the public 

* rain date is June 18; same time, location

Peoria County is hosting the 10th Annual Emergency Expo at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie on June 17, 2015. This event is free and open to the public; great for children & families. Over twenty local emergency response agencies are participating by displaying their emergency equipment for the public to explore & experience. Come not only to see the equipment, but to the meet the first responders who will answer questions and offer tips for preventing and/or handling emergency situations.

The following emergency equipment may be on display at the Emergency Expo:

  • Medical helicopter
  • K-9 units
  • Fire trucks
  • Ambulances
  • Bomb robot
  • Power line bucket truck
  • Patrol motorcycles
  • Dive/rescue boats
  • Patrol cars
  • Mobile command units
  • Mobile hospital
  • ATVs
  • Response vehicles
  • Ham radios
  • Tactical team armored vehicle
  • Fire safety house
  • Animal control unit 

The following agencies are participating in the Emergency Expo:

  • Advanced Medical Transport
  • Ameren Illinois
  • American Red Cross
  • Brimfield Fire Department
  • Child and Family Connections
  • Dunlap Fire Department
  • Elmwood Fire Department
  • Family Justice Center
  • Illinois Air National Guard
  • Illinois State Police
  • Logan-Trivoli Fire Department
  • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
  • Peoria Fire Department
  • Peoria Police Department
  • Peoria County Animal Protection Services
  • Peoria County Sheriff's Office
  • Peoria County Emergency Management Agency
  • Peoria Heights Police Department
  • Peoria Office of Emergency Management
  • Peoria Park District Explorers
  • Princeville Fire Department
  • Tazewell County Emergency Services & Disaster Agency
  • Tazewell County Sheriff's Office
  • The Salvation Army
  • UnityPoint Health-Methodist/Proctor
  • United States Coast Guard

Be sure to come out and enjoy this fun, free event!

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Be Prepared and Stay Informed

Become a fan of the Central Illinois Emergency Information Facebook page to stay informed should a tornado or other large disaster strike Peoria County or the region. Emergency preparedness information will also be posted on the site, such as how to build a supply kit, develop a family emergency plan, or prepare for severe weather.

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