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Essex County Emergency Service’s Emergency Operations Center located in the Lewis Public Safety Building in full effect during Super Storm Sandy.

About Us

Essex County Emergency Services

Public Safety Building
P.O Box 30, 702 Stowersville Rd
Lewis, NY 12950
(518) 873-3900

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm

Dispatch/Emergency Hours:  24/7/365

To contact us:

Emergency Call 911
24 Number (518) 873-6410
Emergency Services (518) 873-3900
Fax (518) 873-3963



Essex County Emergency Service’s mission is achieved by many specific programs:


· Emergency Scene Coordination (Fire, EMS, Hazmat, Cause and Origin)

· Hazardous Materials / WMD Response Team Operation

· Operation of the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

· Operation and Maintenance of a County-Wide Public Safety Radio System

· Development and Maintenance of Emergency Planning Documents

· Development and Maintenance of Emergency Mutual Aid Agreements

· 911 System Coordination, Public Safety Answering and Radio Dispatch

· Emergency Services Training Programs:

             -Fire prevention and suppression

             -Emergency Medical Service (EMS)

             -HAZMAT / WMD Response

             -Incident command and management training

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