A guide to Jefferson County's Outdoor Warning SystemThere are five sirens located within the City of Madison that have been activated using two different signals and two at Hanover College. Township Fire Departments may have limited siren notification abilities; contact them in advance for information.
* The first signal:
Long, steady siren. When you hear this steady siren, it means the National Weather Service has issued a tornado or severe thunderstorm warning. Take cover immediately! Tune to local cable TV or radio.
* The second signal:
High / low wail. When you hear this fast wail, it indicates some type of unusual emergency has occurred, such as a hazardous chemical spill, etc. Go indoors. Tune to local cable TV or radio. Await instructions.
For additional information call: The Jefferson County Emergency Management / Civil Defense Agency at (812) 265-2648.
City of Madison &
City of Madison Fire Companies
Chief: Steve Horton, 265-8350
Canaan Fire Co. - Shelby Township, 839-4761
Deputy Fire Dept. - Graham Township, 866- 9465
Dupont Fire Dept. - Lancaster Township, 873-6111
Hanover Fire Dept.
Hanover & Saluda Township, 866-3713
Kent Fire Dept.
Republican & Smyrna Township, 866-3914
Madison Township, excluding City,
Milton Fire Dept.
Milton Township, Jefferson County Dispatch, 265-2648
New Marion Fire Dept.
Monroe Township, Ripley County Dispatch 689-5555
Rykers' Ridge - Madison Township, excluding City, 265-3113