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Posted on: November 14, 2018

DES Platoon Recognized by APCO International

The APCO International (Association of Public Safety Officials)  has presented DES with the Teammates in Action recognition for a recent incident.  JJ Evans and Molly Peterson were the primary Telecommunicators involved in the i...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

DES Recognized for Country Spirit USA Concert

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Recently, West Vincent Township and West Vincent Township Police Department recognized all the agencies that supported the Country Spirit USA Concert that was held in August.  Several officials spoke on behalf of the local agencies and echoed tha...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Federal Aid Available for Flood Damage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 19, 2018View online

Governor Wolf Announces Federal Aid Availability Following Severe Storms in South-Central Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration ...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Assistant Fire Marshal Receives Scholarship

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Congratulations to Gerry DiNunzio, Assistant Fire Marshal, Chester County Department of Emergency Services and Deputy Chief for Goshen Fire Company, for being selected a recipient of a 2018 Educational Scholarship from the International Association of Fir...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Telecommunicators Recognized

Willistown Township Supervisors recognize CCDES Telecommunicators

At the recent Willistown Township Board of Supervisors meeting, three Department of Emergency Services Telecommunicators were recognized for helping to save a life of a 3 year old drowning victim.  "The quick actions of the child's grandpare...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Chester County implements ASAP to PSAP

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Chester County implements Automated Secure Alarm Protocol as part of 9-1-1 service

 

            WEST CHESTER, PA _ Earlier this week, Chester County became the third 9-1-1 Public Safet...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Preparedness Buddy

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Preparedness Buddy is a step-by-step template that uses a person’s support network or buddy system to create an emergency plan. The Preparedness Buddy brochure has space to fill out personal information and is designed for everyone to use.

  1. Find a...
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Emergency Services News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Stop the Bleed Campaign initiated in Schools

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National Stop the Bleed campaign to be initiated in Chester County Schools

 

Campaign designed to do for bleeding injuries what CPR has done for heart attacks

The Chester County Department of Emergency Services has partnered with t...

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