Vashon EOC

This is a private intranet site for the Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Vashon disaster preparedness volunteers, VIFR and County personnel must register & sign in to access other site features!

For current event information, see the Disaster Resource links to the right. (Click headings to expand the sections.) Scroll down for a compilation of RSS feeds.

For Disaster Preparedness information see VashonBePrepared's or King County's site.

To volunteer, please send an email to:   volunter - at - VashonBePrepared.org

Disaster Resources

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Northwest Confederate Monuments Targeted For Removal And Vandalism

Northwest Confederate Monuments Targeted For Removal And Vandalism

8/19/2017 5:10:24 AM

A white nationalist clash that left a woman dead last week in Charlottesville, Virginia was followed by the removal of Confederate statues, memorials and plaques around the country, either by protesters or at the behest of government officials. Several Confederate memorials still stand in the Northwest. We visited three of them. more →

Monday Eclipse Traffic Presents A Two-State Wildcard 

Monday Eclipse Traffic Presents A Two-State Wildcard 

8/18/2017 6:55:55 PM

The Washington state Department of Transportation will activate its emergency operations center on Monday morning in case solar eclipse traffic turns horrible. In Oregon, state and county emergency coordination centers were activated on Thursday . more →

How A Tiny Oregon Radio Station Is Expanding Its Reach, Thanks To The Eclipse

How A Tiny Oregon Radio Station Is Expanding Its Reach, Thanks To The Eclipse

8/18/2017 6:37:59 PM

Businesses across Oregon are reaping the benefits of the throngs of tourists descending on the state for the solar eclipse. But one tiny radio station in the path of totality will benefit from the eclipse in an unexpected way. more →

No Eclipse Glasses? No Problem

No Eclipse Glasses? No Problem

8/18/2017 4:19:02 PM

Miss out on eclipse glasses? If so, there’s still plenty of time for a homemade science project. 


All you need to make a pinhole projector is a cereal box, a pin, a pair of scissors, some aluminum foil, and a roll of tape.

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Eclipse's Heavy Cell Phone Loads Could Parch East Oregon Crops

Eclipse's Heavy Cell Phone Loads Could Parch East Oregon Crops

8/18/2017 3:56:57 PM

Cell phone towers in Oregon’s path of totality are expected to overload. That’s because of selfies-with-the-sun that thousands of visitors might try to upload. But there’s an unexpected consequence of cell coverage going down: farm irrigation circles could go dry. more →

Upcoming restriction - NE Novelty Hill Road from 206th Avenue NE to 1200 feet east of Redmond Ridge Drive NE

Upcoming restriction - NE Novelty Hill Road from 206th Avenue NE to 1200 feet east of Redmond Ridge Drive NE

8/18/2017 1:31:11 PM

Upcoming restriction - Road resurfacing, Aug. 21-30. Traffic will be restricted to one lane with flaggers guiding traffic through the work area. Work will take place weekdays at night from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m. and is weather dependent. more →

Upcoming restriction - SE Issaquah-Fall City Road/328th Avenue SE from SE Duthie Hill Road to Preston-Fall City Road SE

Upcoming restriction - SE Issaquah-Fall City Road/328th Avenue SE from SE Duthie Hill Road to Preston-Fall City Road SE

8/18/2017 12:40:37 PM

Upcoming restriction - Fog seal work requiring lane restriction planned for Aug. 20-21 from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. http://www.kingcounty.gov/paving more →

Restricted - SE 224th Street from 164th Avenue SE to house #17923

Restricted - SE 224th Street from 164th Avenue SE to house #17923

8/18/2017 12:37:04 PM

Restricted - Road resurfacing requiring lane restriction, Aug. 14-31, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. more →

Restricted - SE Lake Holm Road from 130th Avenue SE to SE Auburn-Black Diamond Road

Restricted - SE Lake Holm Road from 130th Avenue SE  to SE Auburn-Black Diamond Road

8/18/2017 12:34:07 PM

Restricted - Road resufacing requiring lane restriction, Aug. 14-31, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. more →

Restricted - SE 192nd Street from 148th Avenue SE to 140th Avenue SE

Restricted - SE 192nd Street from 148th Avenue SE to 140th Avenue SE

8/18/2017 12:04:36 PM

Restricted - Road resurfacing requiring lane restriction, Aug. 14-31. more →

VashonBePrepared + VIFR + King County = Vashon EOC

VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared is a federally recognized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Islands in Washington's Puget Sound region.

As the FEMA designated Citizen Corps Council, VashonBePrepared has a near virtual presence and mainly serves to coordinate our very active partner groups which harness the real volunteer energy around this issue.

VashonBePrepared has a real presence in many people’s lives - and potentially even more in the future.
VIFR  +  King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VashonBePrepared has no operational role during disasters.

Instead the Vashon EOC Team reports to Vashon Island Fire & Rescue which in turn works with King County's Office of Emergency Management.


King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with Washington State's Emergency Management Division (EMD) and they with FEMA.
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
The Vashon Emergency Operations Center serves island residents before and during critical events as desired by Vashon Island Fire and Rescue in collaboration with King County's Office of Emergency Management

With many years of training and activations, we serve as a model organization addressing Vashon's unique geographical and logistical situation.

The Vashon EOC Team is a proud partner of VashonBePrepared - Vashon's innovative disaster preparedness coalition, the island Citizen Corps Council.