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 Investigation Team will meet on Tuesday, May 28th at the TOPS building beginning at 7:00PM.

The Hazmat Team will meet on Wednesday, June 5th beginning at 7PM at the TOPS Building

The Fire Police Team meeting will be on Monday, June 10th at the TOPS building beginning at 7:00PM


**On behalf of the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Bureau and 911 Staff, please take a moment this weekend to remember all of the members of the military who gave their lives for our freedom.  May we never forget their sacrifices and the sacrifices of their families.**


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