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



  • The Fire Police Team will meet on Monday, August 14th at the TOP’s Building starting at 1900 hours.
  • The Chief’s Association will meet on Wednesday, August 16th at the North Highlands Fire Department beginning at 2000 hours.


  • There will be a Firefighter 1 class starting on Wednesday, August 30th at 1830 hours at the Fire Training Center.


  • There will be an EMT and EMT Refresher class starting on Tuesday, September 5th at 1900 hours at the TOP’s building

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