Lincoln County Office of Emergency Management

Payson Reese

Emergency Manager

117 West A Street

111 West B Street, Suite C

Shoshone, Idaho 83352

(208) 886-2452

(208) 320-3931

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The Lincoln County Office of Emergency Management coordinates resources in the time of a disaster or incident in Lincoln County. The Department uses as a resource, the Emergency Operations Plan that is mirrored after the National Response Plan through the Office of Domestic Preparedness. This plan allows those cities, government and first responding agencies the capabilities to handle incidents that may happen in Lincoln County in a coordinated manner.


All residents of Lincoln County are encouraged to subscribe to the Citizen Alert Notification (C.A.N.) system to be notified of emergencies and critical information. 

Get notified about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for SIRCOMM C.A.N.. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as fire and law enforcement emergencies, severe weather, hazardous material incidents, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.
You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, business or school through your home, cell or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where you pick how.
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