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The Northshore Emergency Management Coalition is a partnership among the cities of Kenmore and Lake Forest Park (LFP), the Shoreline Fire District and the Northshore Utility District (NUD). NEMCo was created to provide the communities it serves with efficient emergency management resources.
  • September 14th to October 19th - COMMUNITY CERT Training (In-progress Woodinville FS 31

  • October 14th - Preparedness Fair Third Place Commons, Kenmore.  17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Oct. 4, 2023
On Oct. 4, there will be a nation-wide emergency alert test "to ensure that the systems continue to be effective means of warning the public about emergencies, particularly those on the national level. In case the Oct. 4 test is postponed due to widespread severe weather or other significant events, the back-up testing date is Oct. 11...   For consumers, the message that appears on their phones will read: “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed. " See the FEMA website for additional information. 
Preparedness Fair
NEMCo is planning to participate in a preparedness fair on Oct. 14, 2023 to be held at the Third Place Commons, Kenmore.  17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155.  Stay tuned for start time and further details!

Community CERT Program TRAINING - Class has Started

CERT is the Community Emergency Response Team training program developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Northshore Emergency Management Coalition (NEMCo) free CERT Program provides information on local hazards and community training on basic preparedness for emergencies and disasters. Classes are presented by trained CERT Community members in the areas of Fire Safety, Basic First Aid, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search & Rescue, Utility Management and overall preparedness. 

Class:   Community CERT Program

Date :   Thursdays Sept 21st - Oct 19th
             & Saturday Oct 21 - 8am - 1pm

Time:    6:00pm to 9:00 pm

Location:  Downtown Woodinville


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NEMCo Volunteers are active and busy this month. See what is happening in our community!  Have a look at our new NEMCo flyers designed by one of our Teen Volunteers.

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Service to our Community


Active volunteers with NEMCO will receive an e-mail about upcoming events.

New volunteers are encouraged to contact us to receive additional event information.

Volunteer Teens are welcomed and can earn community service hours.



FEMA:   FEMA periodically offers preparedness webinars.  Their website offers pre-recorded webinars.  

Periodic on-line Zoom classes.  ACT to Save a Life, sponsored by South County Fire, is a one-hour first aid class that focuses on the three skills you can use to save a life in the first few minutes of an emergency:

  • Antidote for suspected opiate overdose

  • CPR and AED for cardiac arrest

  • Tourniquet for severe bleeding control



RACES meetings will be held on the second Wednesday every month, beginning at 7pm, at Fire Station 51 in Kenmore.


CERT meetings will be held at Fire Station 51 in Kenmore, on the second Tuesday every month, beginning at 7pm.  

All-Volunteemeetings will be held quarterly, second Tuesday, last month of the quarter, at Fire Station 51 in Kenmore, beginning at 7pm.

For current information, please see our Meetings pages: RACES and CERT/volunteer.

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