Emergency Services / Fire Marshal

Emergency Notifications

CodeRED is an emergency notification system that we recommend signing up for, you will receive emergency alerts for multiple addresses and phones. This system utilizes; text, E-Mail, and phone for notifications. Opt in to receive timely weather statements on severe weather from the National Weather Service by selecting Weather Warn*.

Nixle is a free text and E-Mail based notification system available to agencies across the nation. It is simple to sign up via your phone by texting 888-777 with your Zip Code. Additionally, you may register online. This is great for general notifications such as road closures.(May not work with all carriers.)

Cities and Towns with Notification Systems
 Copper Canyon
 Corral City
 Cross Roads
 Double Oak
 Flower Mound
 Fort Worth
 Hickory Creek
 Highland Village
 Lake Dallas
 Lakewood Village
 Lincoln Park
 Little Elm
 Oak Point
 Paloma Creek
 Pilot Point
 Shady Shores
 The Colony
 Trophy Club
Emergency Services recommends that you check with your city or town to see what notification systems they offer and to register for access.

 These jurisdictions are under the Denton County Emergency Operations Plan and are also covered under Denton County CodeRED.


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  • Please sign up for CodeRED to receive timely and critical messages. Do not rely on social media as your only source of information. We recommend every citizen, business, and school purchase a NOAA All-Hazards Radio with SAME technology. The Denton County FIPS Code for your radio is 48121. 

    *Weather Warn messages from CodeRED are automatically sent when the National Weather Service issues a severe weather warning message. This system is automated and is not controlled by Denton County. Questions about Weather Warn should be directed to Emergency Communications Network 1-866-939-0911. 

    Standard data fees, text messaging rates, and phone minutes may apply based on your carriers plan.