Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides disaster preparedness coordination and emergency response resources for the Village of Lancaster, NY.

The Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management is actively involved in preparedness activities such as community hazard assessments, multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation planning, maintaining National Incident Management System NIMS training compliance, maintenance of a special needs registry, drills/exercises, public/private outreach, and emergency planning for events in the Village of Lancaster Special Events Series. The Village of Lancaster OEM operates out of the Lancaster Municipal Building located at 5423 Broadway in Lancaster. This building also serves as the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for use during emergencies. The OEM office is equipped with backup generator power and essential equipment and resources necessary for operations. The Village of Lancaster OEM automatically responds to major incidents and alarms involving at-risk facilities and is capable of deploying mobile resources to assist with emergency operations. Emergencies requiring assets beyond the scope of our agency are supplemented through mutual aid agreement, including neighboring towns and villages, Erie County Emergency Services, and public/private partnership.

07/21/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:15am. 60mph wind gusts possible.

07/21/2019

A high wind event is expected to move through our area shortly. Winds in excess of 40mph are possible.

US National Weather Service Buffalo NY
07/19/2019

US National Weather Service Buffalo NY

SVR Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect until 10:00 pm. #NYwx

07/19/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 3:15pm. 60mph wind gusts possible.

07/19/2019

Severe thunderstorms possible for our area around 2pm. Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible.

07/19/2019
07/18/2019
07/18/2019

Heat Advisory in effect noon Friday to 6pm Saturday. Heat index values up to 100 during the day Fri and Sat.

For heat related safety information go to: https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat
07/18/2019
Heat Safety Tips and Resources

For heat related safety information go to: https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat

It is NEVER safe to leave a toddler, disabled person or pet locked in a car, even in the winter. If you have a toddler in your household, lock your cars, even in your own driveway.  Kids plays in cars and can get locked in. Already 9 toddlers have died in hot cars in 2019! Cars can heat up quick...

Dangerous heat is expected Friday and Saturday.
07/18/2019

Dangerous heat is expected Friday and Saturday.

07/16/2019

ECWA Alert: Water main break on Stony Rd in Lancaster between Walden Ave and Pleasant View Dr.

07/15/2019

ECWA Alert: Water main break on Brunck Rd in Lancaster between Siebert Rd and Bowen Rd.

Severe weather possible today, 2pm-10pm
07/11/2019

Severe weather possible today, 2pm-10pm

07/09/2019

NYSEG will be performing low level helicopter patrols in and around NYSEG’s Transmission lines in the Lancaster and Lockport divisions. They plan to start this Friday 7/12/19, running through next week, weather permitting.

Use caution on area roadways as the annual 10K race begins at 9am. Numerous road & intersection closures will be in plac...
07/04/2019

Use caution on area roadways as the annual 10K race begins at 9am. Numerous road & intersection closures will be in place along this route. Please obey all signs, barriers, and emergency crews. 🇺🇲

FBNY
07/02/2019

FBNY

Erie County Water Authority
06/27/2019

Erie County Water Authority

ECWA is aware of a low pressure issue some customers are experiencing in Lancaster. ECWA Crews are on site and are working to address the issue in the affected area.

06/27/2019
Lancaster Dispatcher Employee Association

Lancaster Dispatcher Employee Association

**WATER MAIN BREAK** Water main break on Forton Dr near LHS. Erie County Water Authority advised. Estimated repair time is 3-4 hours.

06/20/2019

ECWA Alert: Water main break - 4155 Walden Ave in Lancaster between Eastport Crossing and Pavement Rd.

06/15/2019
Lancaster Fire Department

Lancaster Fire Department

Please be advised that there will road closures and restrictions today from 10am- 1130am due to a 5K race . The following roads will be affected Vandenberg , Erie st, Court st, Burnwell , Pardee , Lake ave, School st , Pleasant ave Centralave & Brady . Please use caution when driving in this area thank you

06/05/2019

A natural gas line was struck on St. Joseph Street in the Village of Lancaster. FD & National Fuel on location.

06/01/2019

An area of t-storms will enter WNY between 6-7 p.m. Expect brief heavy downpours, frequent lightning, and possibly small hail as this weather moves through. The storms will last an hour or two at most locations.

05/25/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7:45pm. 70mph wind gusts possible.

05/23/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11am. 60mph wind gusts and nickel size hail possible.

05/23/2019

A line of strong to severe t-torms will move into WNY late this morning. If this line of storms maintains intensity, it may produce strong winds and some wind damage as it moves across the area.

Slight risk of severe storms today, mainly between 11am to 5pm.
05/23/2019

Slight risk of severe storms today, mainly between 11am to 5pm.

National Fuel
05/23/2019

National Fuel

Severe weather possible on Thursday.
05/22/2019

Severe weather possible on Thursday.

05/21/2019

There is a power outage affecting the Village and Town of Lancaster, Depew, and Alden. Several traffic signals are out; use extreme caution if traveling this morning. Treat nonfunctioning traffic signals as a four-way stop.

04/29/2019

Silver Alert: Village of Lancaster. Susan Bochenski, Age 67, left Broadway Manor at 6:30am this morning on foot and hasn't returned. White female, gray/white hair, medium build, unknown clothing. If located contact Lancaster Police, 683-2800.

Lancaster, N.Y. Police Department
04/29/2019

Lancaster, N.Y. Police Department

***Spectrum/Time Warner landline 911 Service has been restored as of 2 AM this morning. ***

We are currently experiencing a service outage for 911 calls that are dialed from landline phones. 911 calls placed from cell phones are still working at this time. If you have an emergency please call from a cell phone or call our non-emergency line at (716) 683-2800.

***Update***
At this time it appears the 911 interruption is only impacting VOIP landlines such as Spectrum/Time Warner phone service. Traditional landlines and cell phone calls to 911 are still working.

US National Weather Service Buffalo NY
04/28/2019

US National Weather Service Buffalo NY

Today kicks off Severe Weather Awareness Week in New York. Tornadoes, large hail, strong winds, heavy rain, and lightning are all hazards associated with severe weather. Severe weather has been reported in all 50 states, so no matter where you are, make sure you are prepared! http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/thunderstorm/ #swaw19 #SpringSafety

Erie County 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
04/03/2019

Erie County 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

04/03/2019

Wind Advisory in effect until 6pm. Winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

03/31/2019

Use caution on area roadways this evening as temperatures drop. Icy and slippery roads are expected in some areas.

03/29/2019

Power pole, wires and brush burning on Heritage Trail off Walter Winter Drive. Sporadic power outages in the area.

03/21/2019
New York State Department of Transportation

New York State Department of Transportation

A convoy of DOT and other trucks departs from Tioga County Tuesday, lights flashing, in honor of Matt Howe. His death was the direct result of a large truck failing to #MoveOver.

To honor Matt, please think of him the next time you see a truck with flashing lights at a roadside work zone. Respect the lives of our workers. Move over & slow down.

NYS  Department of Environmental Conservation
03/16/2019

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

With spring approaching and conditions for #wildfires heightened, remember that the annual residential brush burning prohibition runs March 16 through May 14 across New York State.

Here's more information on open burning in New York: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/58519.html

Read our press release on the burn ban here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/116481.html

03/14/2019

Wind Advisory in effect from 6am-8pm Friday. Winds 20-30 mph w/ gusts up to 50 mph.

03/13/2019

ECWA Alert: Water main break on Broadway in Lancaster between Pavement Rd and Schwartz Rd.

03/13/2019

Effective immediately the overnight winter parking ban is suspended for the Village of Lancaster. The ban is suspended but should a significant snow event be forecasted for our area the overnight parking ban will be re-instated. By Order of Mayor William C. Schroeder, Village of Lancaster, NY

03/10/2019

The High Wind Warning remains in effect until 11pm. Winds 20-30mph w/ gusts up to 60mph.

03/08/2019

High Wind Warning in effect from 11am-11pm Sunday. Winds 20-30mph w/ gusts up to 60mph.

03/08/2019

ECWA Alert: Water main break on Bowen Rd in Lancaster between Hall Rd and Brunck. The road is closed.

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5423 Broadway St
Lancaster, NY
14086

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