BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo fire department today unveiled a new alert system for residents today called CodeRED
The new system will be used to issue warnings about both emergencies and non-emergencies.
The alerts can be sent to your phone, email, or cell phone. Subscribers also have the option to opt out of the service for non-emergency situations
Residents can subscribe to the service by calling 3-1-1 or visiting the city's website.