Emergency Management

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The Le Sueur County Emergency Management Team is dedicated to reducing the effects of disasters upon the people of the community. We do this by proactive planning, preparation and hard work.

Located in the county seat of Le Center, Minnesota, the Le Sueur County Emergency Management team is trained to handle and deploy response and recovery to various types of emergency situations that could affect our community. Emergency Management will also provide education and information to help residents and first responders to prepare for and mitigate situations.

Here are some types of calls that Emergency Management should be notified of including, but not limited to:

  • Missing persons
  • Hazardous materials (fixed facility or transportation)
  • Natural disasters
  • Plane crashes                                                                  
  • Public health emergencies                                                              
  • Explosions
  • Pipeline incidents
  • Terrorist related incidents
  • Mass fatalities/casualties
  • School incidents that require several agency response
  • Bomb threats/Suspicious packages
  • Any other incidents that requires evacuations

Assistance that could be provided at the scene:

  • Assist Incident Commander in the command area; logistics; operations; planning; staging; or other areas that need support
  • Liaison with outside agencies and volunteers. I could brief them on the incident on how they can be used in the response
  • Registering/Check-in and check-out responders and volunteers that are on-scene
  • Set up and use NIMS at the incident
  • Coordinate facilities/areas for responders to take breaks
  • Point of Contact for the American Red Cross or Salvation Army to feed the responders and/or public
  • Assist in media releases/press briefings and be the point of contact for local media
  • Assist in command post operations, including communications

Ann Traxler

Contact Information:
Le Sueur County Emergency Management
24/7 Phone: 507-380-0048

Office/Emergency Operations Center:
136 S. Cordova Avenue
Le Center, MN 56057
Email: atraxler@co.le-sueur.mn.us