City partially activates Emergency Operations Center - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

City partially activates Emergency Operations Center

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) - The City of Lubbock Emergency Operations Center has been partially activated due to the extreme fire danger today created by strong winds.

Please take extra care during these conditions and follow these common sense steps:

  • Do not start open flame fires
  • Properly dispose of cigarettes; Do not toss cigarette butts out of vehicle windows or drop on the ground
  • Avoid using outdoor power tools like welding equipment and cutting torches that can create sparks
  • Remove grass, brush, trash, and other flammable materials from around your home

Also, Lubbock City and County officials have established a joint information center to better serve residents with needed emergency information.

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