Emergency Management

The Emergency Management Office and Emergency Operation Center (EOC) are located at the Torrington Fire Department, 111 Water Street, Torrington. The office phone number is (860) 626-7537.

In the event of a disaster, this center is opened for the duration of the incident.

Rick Dalla Valle, Deputy Emergency Management Director, assists the Fire Chief in overseeing the EOC, maintaining and updating the City's basic emergency plans and helps serve as a liaison between the City, the State, and Federal agencies on issues of emergency management. He can be reached at the office phone number above or (860) 309-9685.

The City operates an emergency radio frequency at 153.875 and relays emergency messages to and from Area 5 EOC, Litchfield. The Center maintains, monitors, and holds monthly radio drills on 147.240 MHZ repeater and operates a mobile command communication vehicle, which can be utilized at all emergency incidents.

The following pages will provide you with information on what to do in case of various emergency situations.

For complete fact sheets and tips on how to devise an emergency plan for your family, visit Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or contact the American Red Cross Greater Torrington Chapter at 21 Prospect Street, Suite B, Torrington, CT, 06790.

Staff Contacts


Fire Chief / Emergency Management Administrator

(860) 489-2257

Deputy Emergency Management Director / Shelter & POD Coordinator

(860) 626-7537

Deputy Fire Chief / Operational Coordinator, Communications & Technology

(860) 489-2257