Emergency Services

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 particpate 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

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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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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