Daniel J. Neaverth, Jr., Commissioner

Daniel J. Neaverth, Jr., Commissioner

The Department of Emergency Services works closely with the entire emergency services community in Erie County, serving the public and first responders alike. The Department maintains a countywide radio system consisting of over 3,000 mobile and portable radios, 14 base stations and several radio towers. Fire Safety, Emergency Medical Services, and Disaster Office are divisions of Emergency Services.

What's Happening in Emergency Services

Unveiled September 22, 2016 – The new “ReadyErie” app is available for free and is designed for the iPhone, iPad, android and iOS systems.
Among other uses, the multi-purpose app will allow users to receive critical information and emergency alerts through push notifications, locate Erie County’s emergency shelters, view up-to-date evacuation route maps, and create a personalized Emergency Preparedness Plan...

Erie County Emergency Services is pleased to announce a new capability available to all First Responders.

Through Homeland Security initiatives, the Department purchased four (4) Polaris Two-Up ATVs and two (2) RescueBoggans that are deployable at a moment’s notice when the need arises. These ATVs can fit two people and can be used to transport personnel or equipment.

To request this asset for an incident, please contact MERS Control at 716-...