LaFayette, Georgia, now an approved SirenGPS notification system user

LaFayette, Georgia, now an approved SirenGPS notification system user

May 22nd, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

City of LaFayette officials begin to utilize Walker County's SirenGPS app service to map out areas within the city to send alerts concerning road closures, utility concerns and power outages. The SirenGPS service is payed for by Walker County Emergency Management and allows the City of LaFayette access to alert residential customers. (Photo courtesy of City of LaFayette)

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The city of LaFayette, Georgia, now is able to send alerts and notifications of power outages, road closures or other matters to locations within the city limits, including neighborhoods, wards and blocks, to residents who download the free SirenGPS application, a news release states.

Residents can sign up for the new system online or download the free app. Users set up an account and can choose how they want to be notified.

The SirenGPS app can send push notifications to users who are away from their residences if apps user activate location services on their smartphones, officials said.

All SirenGPS weather warnings for potential natural disasters, such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and earthquakes, will come directly from Walker County Emergency Management, according to the release.

Visit https://walkercountyga.gov/2019/02/14/walker-county-partners-with-sirengps-for-community-notification-system/ to learn more about the Walker County SirenGPS app service.


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