Fred Palmer takes his job as director of the town's Emergency Management seriously all year, but especially so now that hurricane season is in full swing.
In an effort to provide residents will all the safety and preparedness tips available -- and to make sure you are kept informed in the event of an emergency -- he is offering the following information, along with Assistant Director Tino Russo.
Here are some great resources online:
And during an emergency, such as hurricanes or widespread power outages, Palmer says, "If you are able please go to the following sites for immediate up-to-date information on the status of the conditions in the town of Orange and services available. We will keep this website up to date on our status."
You can also get the latest by following Orange's Emergency Management Department on Twitter: @orangectemd
"Please make note of these valuable resources for use in planning for and during an emergency," Palmer says. "Bookmark it on your computer and smart phone."