By taking a few simple steps today, you can be better prepared to deal with a range of emergencies, whether a flood, storm, power blackout, water supply shortage or shutdown, fire, or toxic chemical spill, etc. So why not prepare yourself and your family to be ready to face the first 72 hours of an emergency situation? A Family safety plan is invaluable when a disaster occurs.
Prepare a special emergency kit containing:
- Water: 2 litres per person, per day
- Non-perishable food items (supplies for at least three days)
- Manual can opener
- Flashlight and spare batteries
- Candles and matches or a lighter
- Battery-powered radio and spare batteries
- First-aid kit
- Whistle to signal your presence
To help you get prepared, you can also consult:
- The website Get Prepared from the Government of Canada
- The Urgence Québec website.
- The Ministère de la Sécurité publique website.
Be aware also that the Ville de Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville has put in place a municipal emergency response plan consisting of a range of actions that would be implemented to help the population in the case of a disaster.
Assistance for Persons with Reduced Mobility in Case of Emergency
Would you need special assistance? If so, register free on the list maintained by the Service de sécurité incendie (fire department) of the Agglomération de Longueuil. With the list, firefighters know in advance about the possible presence of persons with special needs, in case of a disaster where they are located.
To be put on the list, call 450 463-7038. You can also visit the Ville de Longueuil website for more details.
Automated Messaging System – Are You Registered?
The Ville de Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville has purchased an automated messaging system (SAM) to be able to quickly contact residents in case of emergency or important situations. Residents not yet registered are encouraged to register online or by telephone at 450 653-2443.
FM 103.3, Saint-Bruno’s Official Broadcaster in Case of Emergency
Further to an agreement signed in 2010, the radio station FM 103.3 is the official broadcaster for Saint-Bruno in the case of an emergency. If an emergency occurs, please tune into radio station FM 103.3 to stay informed about the measures being taken by the municipality.
Consult the Saint-Bruno Website
Watch for the red banner that will appear at the top of every page on the website in case of an emergency. This banner alerts you to a situation requiring your immediate attention. Clicking on the banner will take you to the necessary information.
Signs in the Municipality
See the signs at the entrances to the municipality and signs posted in municipal buildings.
The message recorded on the Town Hall reception telephone line is updated in special emergency situations concerning residents. When emergency measures are taken, an information message will be quickly put in place. Call us at 450 653-2443
Health info line: 8-1-1
24 hours a day, 7 days a week 7.
Police, ambulance, fire department
Printable Memory Aid (French) – This document is a summary of the information contained on this page. It was distributed to Saint-Bruno households on September 16, 2013.