Washoe County urges residents to sign up for emergency notifications

MGN Online

There are different ways to be notified of a wildfire in the region, but emergency officials are asking residents to add a phone notification system.

Washoe County Emergency Services is reminding people they can sign up for Code Red, a reverse dialer that calls residents when a fire threatens a neighborhood.

Residents are asked to register a cell phone, so in the event a fire destroys landlines they can still receive notifications.

To sign up for Code Red, visit ReadyWashoe.com.

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