FISHERS, Ind. (WISH) - The Town of Fishers successfully tested its new Code Red emergency notification system Wednesday and said about 30,000 people have signed up so far.
In any emergency situation, the town is now be able to launch a phone call, send an email and send a text message to alert subscribers of important information, such as public safety or weather-related threats.
"It allows us to pinpoint a very specific area or to notify the entire population," said Fishers Police Officer Tom Weger.
Fishers Town Manager Scott Fadness says numbers will not automatically be updated into the notification system.
Bartholomew, Morgan, Monroe, Rush, and Shelby Counties use similar systems for their residents.
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