Report damages incurred during the recent winter storm - Call the Emergency Operations Center Hotline at (253) 770-3336.  Read more.

The city issued a Disaster and Emergency Response Order on Saturday, December 20, 2008 to effectuate the County Executive's Emergency Proclamation.

City closures and other updates will be posted to the Puyallup city web page at

Homeless shelter provided by Freezing Nights

Freezing Nights provides emergency shelter on nights when the temperature is 37-degrees or lower. Anyone needing shelter can meet outside of the Puyallup Police Department at 7 p.m. Freezing Nights vans will take participants to a participating church location for the night. If the participant is new, there will be a background check performed for safety reasons. Freezing Nights will not accept anyone who has a history of felony crimes against children or persons. Besides a warm place to stay for the night, the participants will be fed breakfast in the morning and given a boxed lunch to take when they leave the shelter. For more information during regular business hours, call Judi Alldridge, (253) 845-7508 Ext. 301. Freezing Nights is sponsored by the following churches:

Puyallup Nazarene
Emanuel Lutheran Church
First Presbytarian Church
First Christian Church
Summit United Methodist Church
Calvary Community Church (Sumner)
Shephard of the Hills Church

Stay warm, stay healthy

Information on how to prepare for power outages

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning:  It's crucial to use generators safely and to avoid using propane or charcoal indoors for cooking or heat as carbon monoxide poisoning can be fatal. Watch a video on Generator Safety and Carbon Monoxide.