AlertRC/AlertPC 211 Text Messages
The City of Rapid City, Pennington County, Rapid City Police Department, Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Rapid City Fire Department, Pennington County Fire Service, and Pennington County Emergency Management have partnered with the 211 Helpline Center to provide information to the public of important information via text messaging. Subscribers will receive official notifications regarding incidents that have public impact such as:
- No travel advisories
- Extensive road closure as a result of infrastructure failure such as a water line or gas line break
- Structure fire that creates traffic hazards
- Wild Fire with evacuations and/or closures
- Major accidents with road closures
To subscribe texting 'AlertRC' to 85511 for Rapid City events and 'AlertPC' to 85511 for Pennington County events. Text “STOP’ to cancel subscription at any time. There is no cost to sign up for this service, however standard messaging and data rates apply.