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



  • There will be a daytime EMT class held at the TOP’s Building starting May 16th at 1300 hours. Please send in applications ASAP.


  • The Hazmat Team will meet on Wednesday, May 3rd at the TOP’s Building beginning at 1930 hours.
  • The Fire Police Team will meet on Monday, May 8th at the Sheriff’s Office starting at 1900 hours.


Educating Our Own to the Dangers of Cancer in the Fire Service. Wednesday, June 21st at the TOP’s Building. Presented by the Putnam County Volunteer Fireman’s Association. Registration will be handled directly thru PCVFA. Please go to the Bureau Website for more information.

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