Department of Emergency Services

The Department of Emergency Services plays a critical role in keeping Westchester safe. As a part of its complex activities, the department helps local communities by assisting in the coordination of emergency management efforts, providing support with specialized emergency apparatus and other equipment, and offering extensive training opportunities for firefighters, EMT's and other first responders.

Storm aftermathCounty Seeks Input on Disaster Preparedness
The county is asking officials, community leaders and residents to participate in a project that will revise the county's Multi-Hazard Mitigation plan.Learn more
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We are now accepting applications for Training Instructors. Learn more
Fire photoCareer Fire Academy
The Career Fire Academy is a basic firefighter training program offered by Westchester County Emergency Services in collabaration with the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control and the Career Fire Chiefs. Learn More

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DES offers a variety of services to Emergency Service Agency Officers. These services include Haz Mat Team, Tech Rescue Team, Cause and Origin, Emergency Management and Communications.  Learn more