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.

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Weekly Announcements

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS 9/17/2017

MEETINGS

  • The EMS Council will meet today at the TOPS building at 1000 hours.
  • The Fire Advisory Board will meet Monday, September 18th at the TOPS building at 1900 hours.
  • The Putnam County Chiefs’ Association will meet Wednesday, September 20th at the Patterson Firehouse at 2000 hours.

FIRE TRAINING

  • There will be a Pump Ops Class held at the Putnam Valley Fire Department beginning Monday, September 18th at 1900 hours.
  • There will be a Rescue Tech Class held at the Mahopac Falls Fire Department beginning Monday, September 25th at 1900 hours.
  • There will be a Fire Officer 1 class held at the Mahopac Falls Fire Department beginning Wednesday, October 4th at 1900 hours.
  • There will be flashover training on October 14th and 15th. Please sign up with your Chief.
  • There will be a Rope Rescue – Operations Level Class held at the Fire Training Center beginning Saturday, October 21st at 0800 hours.
  • There will be a Highway Safety class for the Emergency Responders held at the TOP’s Building on October 28th starting at 0800 hours.

EMS TRAINING

  • There will be a CME class on Special Needs Patients and EMS Operations held at the TOPS building on Tuesday, September 26th beginning at 1900 hours.

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