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

Weekly Announcements



  • The Fire Investigation Team will meet on Wednesday, June 28th at the TOP’s Building beginning at 1900 hours.
  • The Hazmat Team will meet on Wednesday, June 7th at the TOP’s Building starting at 1930 hours.


  • The EMT – CME Refresher Training will be held on Tuesday, June 27th at the TOP’s Building starting at 1830 hours. This month’s topic will be Trauma.

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