Emergency Contacts and Information


Person County Citizen Self-Reporting Damage Form:

Please complete this form, if a structure that you own incurred damage during a storm. Our inspections staff is in charge of assessing the damage to structures after a storm. This information will be shared with Emergency Management. This form allows images to be uploaded, so please photograph the damage before beginning the form.



For the most up-to-date, local information about the county’s emergency response, please stay in contact via the communication systems below:


The Department of Social Services (DSS) manages the shelters during an emergency response. When a shelter is opened, DSS will alert the public via the county Facebook page, Twitter, and website. For more information on sheltering, call the DSS shelter hotline at 336-322-8686.


  • To report a tree or other debris causing a safety hazard, please call 911.

  • To report down trees on State maintained roads call  NCDOT

    • 336.599.5255 during regular business hours
    •  1-877-627-7862 during nights and weekends
  • To report down trees on City roads you can call City of Roxboro – 336.599.5658


Call 911 to report flooding.

Electricity/Gas Issue

Duke Power (outage map):

  • Report online 
  • Text “OUT” to 57801
  • Call 1-800-POWERON (1800 769-3766)

Piedmont Electric:  (outage map)

  • Report Outage:1-800-222-3107

PSNC: 1-877-776-2427 (Click here for signs of a gas leak)


Debris Removal

Storm debris on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.