Welcome to American Fork City’s Emergency Management section, this page contains information and resources for residents and businesses. The health safety and welfare of the citizens of American Fork, particularly in times of disaster, is accomplished through:
Coordinating local agencies
Educating the public
Planning effective contingencies
Training of staff and citizens in disasterpreparedness
AF Notify Emergency Alerts
AF Notify is the City's notification system to communicate with residents in the event of an emergency by means of a mass email, call, or text. American Fork City uses Utah County's Everbridge Emergency Notification System for alerts.
To make sure you receive an emergency notification, subscribe to AF Notify here. You can also receive timely information about City news, events, traffic alerts, public meetings, and programs and services by subscribing to our City categories. You can choose one or more category to subscribe to and we will send the best information your way. See the categories here:
Choose how you want to be informed – phone, text, email, or all three. Multiple numbers and addresses may be registered. Registering also gives Utah County Dispatch access for police and fire emergencies. You may also subscribe to notices from other participating cities.
Register Now - Know what’s happening, when it’s happening! Visit the AF Notify webpage for more information and to sign up or sign in to your account.
Major Incident Plan
The City of American Fork is prepared for all disasters with a comprehensive Major Incident Plan (the plan linked intentionally excludes private contact information included in the full plan). This plan sets up an Emergency Operating Center, with proper emergency chains of command, as well as communication methods to the community. In an emergency the city can use AF Notify to alert residents.
Below are some helpful links that to aid in your emergency preparedness: