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Fire and Emergency Management

Fire and Emergency Management


Mark J. Cicora Jr.

Deputy Director-Administration
Kristin A. Card

425 Pennsylvania Ave
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902-0588

Phone: 607-737-2096
Fax: 607-737-2098

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The Office of Fire and Emergency Management serves as a liaison for the County during any emergency or disaster. The staff act as facilitators of training for first responders and emergency workers, and provides emergency response information during an emergency for municipalities and their residents. The staff is responsible for the full cycle of emergency planning, including preparedness, prevention, response, mitigation and recovery from disasters and the damage they can cause.

The office administers various federal and state grants to support emergency preparedness and response.

In addition, the staff serves as: the Fire Coordinator’s Office for the County, helping to organize and train all fire departments within our borders; as the administration for the 911 Emergency Communications Center; as the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Coordination Office; and as the Safety Coordinator’s Office responsible for the Occupational Health and Safety of all County employees and visitors to County facilities.

Need information now! Training is available at:  

Featured videos include:

* Building a Neighborhood Disaster Plan
* How to Help Your Neighborhood Prepare for an Emergency 
* Map Your Neighborhood
* Neighborhood Emergency Communications

As well as personal preparedness for winter weather emergencies, active shooter training and much more.  Check it out. Be prepared.




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