Emergency Management

Craig Fontaine - Emergency Manager

Emergency Management News...
  • County Presented With a "CODE RED" Hero Award

    The Emergency Communications Network (CODE-RED) has presented Becker County with a "Code Red" Hero Award in recognition of system use during the Callaway train derailment. Photo...  |   Letter...

  • Callaway Train Derailment and Propane Fire/Explosion

    Becker County Emergency Management would like to thank all responders and congratulate them on a job well done following the train vs. propane truck accident in Callaway, MN that occured on March 24th. No major injuries were reported during the incident, even after a ground shaking explosion. News video 1...  |  News video 2...

Emergency Management Mitigation Planning

Becker County is currently engaged in the federally required mitigation planning process and your assistance is welcome. The planning process will include the creation of community profiling, hazard profiling disaster modeling, and mitigation strategy creation. Your assistance and input in the planning process is encouraged.

For more information contact:
Craig Fontaine
crfonta@co.becker.mn.us
218-846-7302

Becker County Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating and implementing emergency plans involving biological, chemical, nuclear/radiological and natural threats, disasters and crisis situations.

We work with city, county, local, regional and state organizations as well as public, private and non-profit entities to ensure the safety and security of all citizens and the availability of emergency resources for all.

Special Attention for all Becker County Emergency Operations Teams and Community Health Partners: For up-to-date news and information on Transportation (details on construction, road closings, etc), Natural Disasters (details on area flooding, flood efforts, winter and summer storms, etc.) and Health Incidents (information on the latest flu season, health efforts, etc.), please refer to this website.