About P.C.B.E.S

PCBES: The Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services is dedicated to provide prompt and efficient emergency assistance to residents and visitors of Putnam County. 

The Bureau maintains a county-wide communications organization and is responsible for the operations & maintenance of the Enhanced 911 system.  The Bureau Emergency Management directorate plans for response, remediation / mitigation and recovery from natural and manmade disasters including those resulting from biological, nuclear, incendiary, chemical and explosive causes. 

The Bureau manages and administrates a program of quality training for Fire and EMS agencies in accordance with State and Federal guidelines, manages an advanced life support system, maintains a stockpile of emergency Supplies and Equipment as may be required and oversees a variety of special response teams – who are prepared and equip to respond to any situation of event.

New Training Courses


NYSEG will be conducting two 90-minute presentations on electrical safety.  Discussions will include the recent substation fire, wire and pole fires.  First class will be held on Tuesday, July 12th at the TOPS building beginning at 1:00pm.  The second class will be later that evening beginning at 7:00pm.

Please send the names of those who wish to attend and the time they will be attending.