How would Halton Region handle a fire of Fort McMurray’s scale?

Residents living in the area would be sent up-to-date information through a community emergency notification system, which is essentially a reverse 911 that the region has in place, according to Glynn.

“The information would be passed through phone lines and cellphones to residents with the information and actions they should take.”

For those living in the Oakville area, there is also the Oakville Mobile App which sends alerts to users about significant service disruptions and weather events.

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