Bristol’s Emergency Management Department works tirelessly throughout the year to help prepare for emergencies such as hurricanes, snow storms, power outages, and other natural or man-made disasters.
The Town of Bristol provides resources to help every resident prepare for the next emergency.
Request Complimentary COVID-19 Test Kits for Businesses
The Town of Bristol is providing complimentary COVID-19 Test kits to businesses located within the Town of Bristol for the distribution to their employees while supplies last. Interested parties may request these kits by clicking the “Enroll” link below.
Report a Power Outage
During severe weather events, Bristol’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) coordinates with National Grid officials to get the power back on. In the event of a power outage, residents are advised to report their power outage directly to National Grid by calling 1-(800)-465-1212 or by clicking the link below.
Check on Power Outage
In the event of a power outage, customers can check the status of the restoration efforts by clicking the link below. The outage map includes all affected areas as well as an estimated restoration time.
Bristol Evacuation Map
Click here to read the Town of Bristol’s comprehensive emergency management plan and protocols.
Business Emergency Contact Form
Businesses are encouraged to register with the Bristol Police Department. In the event of an emergency, the Bristol PD will contact the person on file.
National Weather Service
The NWS offers visitors weather forecast, local weather alerts and weather safety information.
Rhode IslanD State Police
Click here to learn more about Rhode Island’s statewide law enforcement agency.
Click here to learn helpful tips on how to prepare your family for a disaster.
RI Emergency Management Agency
RIEMA’s mission is to reduce loss of life and property through planning and mitigation efforts.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The mission of FEMA is to help people before, during, and after disasters. Click here to learn more.
Rhode Island Red Cross Chapter
The Red Cross helps communities in Rhode Island prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.
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