In the event of a chemical release or other emergency situation, you may be notified by local law enforcement or fire department personnel that you need to "protect-in-place" – namely, shelter yourself in your home or building of current occupancy. If so, the following procedures should be followed:

Giving advanced consideration to the most efficient method of completing the above tasks can greatly increase the timeliness of your response in an emergency, and thus increase you safety. Appointing a coordinator for these tasks at places of employment is greatly advised.

If you have any further questions, you should contact the Henry County Local Emergency Planning Committee Chairperson at (765) 521-5938 pager, (765) 521-0582 Office or at P.O. Box 647, New Castle, IN 47362.

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