Emergency Management

9-1-1 Communications


The Chelsea Office of Emergency Management (OEM) seeks to maximize survival of persons and preservation of property in the City in the event of a natural or man-made disaster by effective planning and coordinated use of all manpower, equipment, available shelter, and any other resources during an actual emergency. The Department is also responsible for mitigation and financial recovery from such incidents and also for formulating and exercising emergency plans for natural disasters and hazardous materials accidents which may occur at facilities and transportation routes within the City.

9-1-1 Dispatchers staff the Chelsea Emergency Communications Center where they answer 911 and other emergency phones, monitor fire box alarms, and maintain round-the-clock radio communications with all police, fire and contract ambulance units helping field personnel coordinate and manage any possible public safety event or incident.