Disaster & Emergency Services


The Department of Disaster and Emergency Services coordinates with a diverse coalition of local, state, and national agencies and organizations during local or national disasters. Operations involve:

  • Emergency Planning
  • Mitigation
  • Preparedness
  • Recovery
  • Response


Hazardous Mitigation Plan

The Anaconda-Deer Creek Lodge Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDF) addresses twenty-one major hazards, identified through a collaborative planning process, with respect to risk and vulnerabilities county-wide.

Emergency Operation Plan

The Anaconda-Deer Creek Lodge Emergency Operation Plan (PDF) establishes the system which organizes the County’s response to emergencies and disasters in a manner that provides for the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The Community Wildfire Protection Plan (PDF) for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County was developed through a contract with the Headwaters Resource Conservation and Development Area, Incorporated. It serves as a management plan ensuring the protection of lives, homes, businesses, and essential infrastructure from wildfire with appropriate consideration for other community values.