Emergency Services

Department of Emergency Services

The Department of Emergency Services (DES) 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.


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Information for first responders. Learn more


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Want at career with Emergency Services? The Department of Emergency Services is now accepting applications for a Director of Program Development II (Fire Services). Learn more

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Hurricane Season is here. Are you prepared?

Obtain information on hurricanes and other severe weather conditions that could hit Westchester. Learn more

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Westchester residents can now use a mapping application to find out if they live within 10-miles of Indian Point.Learn more
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The Department of Emergency Services (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