Sign up for emergency alerts

Fife citizens can sign up for two separate notification systems to receive safety updates and alerts relevant to our community (Fife Alerts: CodeRED) and the larger region of Pierce County (Pierce County ALERT). We encourage citizens to sign up for both programs to receive alerts to help protect you and your family and property.

Stay informed locally: Sign Up for fife alerts

onsolve imageThe City of Fife uses CodeRED to send EMERGENCY notifications by phone, email, text and social media to keep citizens informed of emergencies such as an evacuation notices, utility outages, water main breaks, fire or floods, chemical spills, or other emergency situations.

The City of Fife may also activate CodeRED to send GENERAL notifications to registered subscribers to communicate non-life safety matters, such as planned road closures, water main repairs, water and power service interruptions, upcoming events, etc.  By selecting the box for GENERAL alerts, you can also receive these types of notifications.  

There is no charge to register for or use CodeRED and your personal information will be kept confidential. Registering for CodeRED is quick and easy:

  • Sign up for CodeRED online at or text "FifeAlerts" to 99411.
  • Add the CodeRED phone number, 866.419.5000 to your caller ID – this is for EMERGENCY CALLS
  • Add the CodeRED phone number, 855.969.4636 to your caller ID - this is for GENERAL CALLS

Things to Know About CodeRED

  • CodeRED delivers notifications by phone, email, text, social media, and/or mobile alerts
  • CodeRED is compatible with TDD/TTY devices for those with hearing impairments
  • Individuals and businesses may add as many phone numbers, email and texts numbers as they choose

CodeRED Mobile Alert App

Residents and visitors can now receive enhanced public safety alerts no matter where you are located via the CodeRED Mobile Alert app, a free public safety app for both Android and iPhone users. The CodeRED Mobile Alert app delivers community and emergency alerts to individuals targeted within an impacted geographical area. The app enables you to receive timely notifications when you on the road, away from home.  

If you are currently a CodeRED subscriber that has already registered your mobile phone to get notifications from the City of Fife you will continue to receive calls.  However, if you download the app, you will also be able to get alerts to your smartphone anywhere in the country, including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Alaska.

To download the free CodeRED Mobile Alert app, visit the Google Play or iTunes store.

stay informed regionally: sign up for pierce county alert

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Pierce County Alert is a free service that allows you to sign up and receive notifications about emergencies that may affect the locations you care about. Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for this program. This system enables fire, police and other agencies to provide you with critical  and time-sensitive information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, flooding, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. 

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.