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Governor Justice Orders Activation of State EOC
West Virginia Governor Orders State Emergency Operations Center to Partial Activation in Response to Martinsburg HazMat Situation
CHARLESTON, WV –
Governor Jim Justice has ordered West Virginia’s State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to partial activation in response to a hazardous materials situation in Martinsburg, WV.
At this time, agencies assisting in the SEOC include the following: WV Office of the Governor, WV Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, WV Intelligence/Fusion Center, WV Center for Threat Preparedness, WV National Guard, WV Division of Highways, Red Cross in WV, and WV State Police.
Homeland Security Liaison Officers from DHSEM and Liaison Officers from the WVNG have been deployed to Martinsburg.
More information will be released as the situation unfolds.
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For more information, contact the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Public Information Officer Lora D. Lipscomb at: (304) 558-5380 or email:
Lora Lipscomb, WVDHSEM Public Information Officer