Where to Find Information

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Internet Alerts:

  • To receive emergency email notifications from the county, sign up here.

Local Sources of Public Information: 

  • Check out the Amador County website .
  • Listen to KVGC 1340 AM radio (formerly Hometown Radio) or check out their website.
  • Read the Ledger-Dispatch Newspaper or check out their website.
  • Check out the Cal Fire website for current fire information or call the Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit recorded information line at (530) 647-5218. 
  • Check out the InciWeb - Incident Information System website for current fire information.
  • Check out Amador County Public Works website for current county road information.
  • Check out the Cal Trans website for current highway information.
  • Check out the California Highway Patrol website for traffic incident information.

Emergency Alert System (EAS): 

  • The primary EAS radio station for Amador County is KFBK 1530 AM. 
  • The secondary station is KSTE 650 AM or KGBY 92.5 FM.

CodeRED Emergency Notification System:  The Amador County Sheriff's Office utilizes the CodeRED emergency notification system to help keep Amador County residents informed.  CodeRED quickly delivers telephone calls, text messages and emails.  Messages may include information on wildfires, evacuations, criminal activity, missing children, public health advisories and other important information.  

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To ensure your contact information is in our database, please sign up today to receive CodeRED Emergency Alerts by clicking on the following link: Click here to learn more and to sign up for CodeRED Emergency Notifications


RoadRunnR Emergency Advisory Radio System:  Through this portable radio system public safety officials can now broadcast messages to the motoring public via 530 AM radio.  Listeners receive up to the minute reports, alerts and instructions that make these broadcasts invaluable, especially when disaster strikes.  The RoadRunnR will be used for both emergencies and local special events.  Look for roadside signs that direct motorists to tune the radio to 530 AM.

Foreign Language Speakers:  911 and other social service and law enforcement agencies offer communications in many foreign languages.  For 911, dispatchers can link you to knowledgeable speakers in a three-way call for help to solve problems.


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