Plant Farley Emergency Preparedness
At Plant Farley, safety is our number one priority. Of all the things we do, we are first and foremost committed to ensuring the safety and health of our plant employees and neighbors.
We have comprehensive emergency plans in place – in partnership with local, state and federal agencies – that prepare for the unexpected and provide layer upon layer of redundant safety features.
Another way we work to keep you safe is by making sure you know exactly how to respond in the unlikely event of a plant emergency.
Please familiarize yourself with Plant Farley’s emergency information to ensure you’re prepared to protect yourself and your family. We encourage you to bookmark this page on your mobile device.
The People Involved in the Emergency Plan
Emergency Alert Stations
Evactuation Routes and Information
Emergency Planning Zone Map
Use these tools to ensure you know how to react in the event of an emergency. Safety is our first value at Southern Nuclear and your family's safety is our priority.
Who is Involved in the Emergency Plan?
State and local government agencies have plans to protect you if there is an emergency at Plant Farley. Some of the agencies involved are:
Dothan/Houston County (Ala.) Emergency Management Agency
Henry County (Ala.) Emergency Management Agency
Blakely/Early County (Ga.) Emergency Management Agency
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency
Alabama Department of Public Health, Office of Radiation Control
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Alabama and Georgia Governors’ Offices Alabama Power
Any serious emergency would generally develop over time. There would normally be plenty of time for you to be notified and for you to take action.
Emergency Contact Information
During an emergency at Plant Farley, a recorded public information line will be activated. Please call 205-257-2655. AlabamaPower.com will be updated with the latest information about the emergency. To report rumors during an emergency, residents are asked to call 800-367-4020.
State and county 24-hour contact numbers:
Henry County Sheriff
Georgia Emergency Management
and Homeland Security Agency
800-879-4362 or 800-TRY-GEMA
Early County Sheriff
For more information about the Plant Farley Emergency Plan, call 1-800-985-6319. For questions about state and local emergency plans contact:
Emergency Alert Stations
WOOF-AM 560 Dothan, Ala.
WOOF-FM 99.7 Dothan, Ala.
WOOF-AM does not normally broadcast at night, but would resume broadcasting within 15 minutes of an emergency.
WTVY-TV Channel 4 Dothan, Ala.
WDHN-TV Channel 18 Dothan, Ala.
Dothan/Houston County EMA
A false alarm of the emergency sirens is possible because of lightning or other events. If you hear the emergency sirens and there is NO emergency information on an emergency alert station, then the alarm is probably false.
If this should happen, please contact the local emergency management agency office with any questions.
Evacuation Routes and Information
Evacuation routes will depend on weather conditions and will be announced on radio and television. There will be no need to rush, so obey posted speed limits.
Reception Center/Shelters for Alabama Residents:
Houston County Farm Center: Go west on U.S. 84 or Alabama Highway 52 to Ross Clark Circle in Dothan. Then go south on Ross Clark Circle to the Houston County Farm Center, located at the intersection of Ross Clark Circle and Cottonwood Road (Alabama Highway 53).
If this center is not available, officials will direct you to the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds on U.S. 231 South near Blackmon Road.
Reception Center/Shelter for Georgia Residents:
Early County High School gymnasium in Blakely, Georgia.: Go east to Highway 39. Then go north to Blakely, or take Highway 62 into Blakely.
If you reside within the 10-mile emergency planning zone of one of our nuclear facilities, please visit your respective site to learn about information sources, checklists, emergency routes and reception centers.