The Northshore Emergency Management Coalition is a partnership among the cities of Kenmore and Lake Forest Park (LFP), the Northshore Fire Department (NSFD) and the Northshore Utility District (NUD). NEMCo was created to provide the communities it serves with efficient emergency management resources.


None at this moment but stay tuned.



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


The NEMCo partners are all following the guidelines set forth by King County Public Health due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They are the lead agency for managing this outbreak and we will continue to implement their recommendations.


Our regularly scheduled in-person RACES and general volunteer meetings have been switched to Zoom meetings until further notice. Our Emergency Manager will provide an email with additional guidance prior to a meeting.  

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NEMCo would like to thank First Responders for everything they do for our community.



NEMCO is pleased to announce that it has selected its new Emergency Manager!

Kevin Lowery began his career in public service in 2002, volunteering as a fire fighter while an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.  He next served in local law enforcement and later joined the United States Coast Guard. He most recently served as the Assistant Operations Officer on the Coast Guard’s only oceanographic research vessel. Kevin holds a Master of Administrative Science as well as a Master of Emergency Management. In his hometown, Mr. Lowery volunteered with the Cranbury Township Fire Department, Board of Recreation, and as the Chairman of the township’s Municipal Alliance Committee on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism. He spends his free time exploring public lands, reading, and with his family, including his two children, Skye and Orion, and his dog, Patches.