DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
Franklin County Department of Emergency Services has received accreditation from the PA Department of Health as a continuing education sponsor Certificate
Franklin County Basic Emergency Operations Plan
Franklin County DES Command Trailer was used at the scene of the body recovery in Chambersburg Press Release
Operations and Training Officer Position Filled 2013 -Press Release
PEMA Directive - Instructor Classification System and Code of Professionalism
PEMA - Training and Test Authorization Requests
PEMA-Emergency Management Training and Education
PEMA Directive -Comprehensive Exercise Program
PEMA Directive -Requirements for the Preparation of the Annual County Report on Hazardous Material Emergency Response Preparedness
Franklin County Designated as Storm Ready Community
The National Weather Service has designated Franklin County as a StormReady Community. The designation required the County to develop, manage and present a variety of weather related programs which inform and educate the public regarding weather related emergencies. Weather related emergencies accounted for 3 deaths, 82 injuries and over 57 million dollars in property damage in 2009.
The StormReady designation assessed Franklin County’s capabilities in several areas, including communications, public outreach and education, and the County’s preparedness efforts.
A dedication presentation by the Franklin County Commission took place on Wednesday September 22 at 8:45 a.m., at the Franklin County Department of Emergency Services Emergency Operations and Communications Facility.
Franklin County Emergency Management Agency is responsible for providing a comprehensive emergency management system in Franklin County. Emergency Management coordinates activities through four phases of emergency/disaster that can be natural, man-made, terrorist, hazardous material, chemical or technological in nature.
To contact us:
Franklin County Department of Emergency Services
390 New York Ave
Chambersburg PA 17201
Emergency Management Coordinator