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Director: Paul Thomson
Secretary:  René Larson
 
Telephone: (605)-578-2122
Fax: (605)-578-3148
 
Current Fire Danger
Black Hills Fire Restrictions
Severe Weather Preparedness Guide
Flash Flood Information
Winter Storm Information
State Division of Emergency Management

Lawrence County Emergency Management Department

The Lawrence County Emergency Management Department has broad discretion, functions in Emergency Management. Performing functions of planning, organization, coordination, training, equipment, and facility reviews relative to disaster response and preparations.

Lawrence County Emergency Management also coordinates and manages the Lawrence County Search and Rescue Team.

Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee was established pursuant to Title III, of the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act, (SARA). The Governor of South Dakota designated a State Emergency Act (SARA) to implement a hazardous materials emergency response program. The Lawrence County Local Emergency Planning Committee meets quarterly to review hazardous material spills, storage facilities, and other relative business. The public is invited to attend.

LEPC Mission Statement: "To enhance the protection of the community and environment from hazardous materials incidents through planning, preparation and communication between citizens, business and government."

 
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