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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Two DES employees elected to the KEMA Board of Directors

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At the Keystone Emergency Managment Association (KEMA) annual meeting held at the 2019 KEMA Conference in Altoona, PA, Amy Amer and Tony Przychodzien of the Chester County Department of Emergency Services (DES) were elected to serve on the Board of Direct...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Amy Amer recogized with the Spirit of KEMA award

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Congratulations to Amy Amer, Community Outreach Coordinator for Chester County Emergency Services and Paul Falavolito, Deputy EMC for White Oak Borough, Allegheny County, for receiving the Spirit of KEMA Award from the Keystone Emergency Management Associ...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

New DES Deputy Directors announced

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Director Mike Murphy is excited to announce two additions to the Department of Emergency Services (DES) executive leadership team:

Deputy Director for Law Enforcement Services – Jason Suydam

Jason comes to the DES from the Chester County Sheriff&a...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Four First Responders honored with Medal of Valor award

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Picture caption:  Left to right: Commissioner Terence Farrell; County Chief FM John Weer; Commissioner Michelle Kichline; Asst. Chief Michael R. Holmes; Capt. Michael Esterlis; Lt. William Behrndt; Firefighter Daniel Chapman; Commissioner Kathi C...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners proclaim Oct 6-12, 2019 as Fire Prevention Week

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At the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Commissioners read a proclamation recognizing October 6 - 12, 2019 as Fire Prevention Week.  Fire Prevention Week is a national observance.  This year's theme, "...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Spotted Lantern Fly Information

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Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect present in Chester County and surrounding areas. SLF threatens agriculture, tree health and it is a nuisance pest. Chester County is within the SLF quarantine zone. Check for and remove SLF egg masses from la...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

SBA Offers Diaster Assistance for Flooding on Jul 11-12, 2019

Sep 5  19-578  PA  16097 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance

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Release Date: September 5, 2019 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov

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