Explosions Emergency Information

There is little to plan for in most explosions, but knowing how to respond and what to do can save your life as well as the lives of others.

You should remember that the damage from an explosion can be devastating and can cause additional explosions, so your response should take into account that possibility.  Terrorist attacks involving explosive devices may include a secondary device (delayed second explosion) designed to injure or kill first responders to the initial explosion.

Immediately evacuate the area of a potential threat or an explosion that has already occurred.  Remain clear of that area until police or fire officials advise it is safe to return.

For more information, please see: Explosions Response Guide>>