San Bernardino CA Emergency Services

Find San Bernardino, California emergency services departments and agencies. Emergency services departments provide information on emergency management, preparedness, medical response, public safety, fire prevention, and medical treatment.

San Bernardino Emergency Services 2235 Perimeter Road San Bernardino CA 92408 909-382-2530

About San Bernardino Emergency Services

San Bernardino Emergency Services refers to a government agency at the Federal, California State, San Bernardino County, or local level that is the lead agency for emergency situations, including preparation, response, and recovery in San Bernardino, CA. The types of emergencies that fall within the jurisdiction of the San Bernardino Emergency Management agency include natural disasters, severe weather incidents, civil unrest, and other events that pose a major threat to public safety or a significant disruption to civil society.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • San Bernardino emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Emergency first response services
  • Natural disasters
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
San Bernardino Emergency Management Agencies

San Bernardino Emergency Services agencies coordinate emergency response activities with other government agencies and interface with the public and business community. San Bernardino County Emergency Services agencies may be referred to as the Department or Office of Emergency Services, or the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the Federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is charged with providing Emergency Services. Organizationally, Emergency Services agencies may be independent departments, or they may be considered a division of a larger public safety department. FEMA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Emergency Preparedness

San Bernardino Emergency Management agencies prepare plans for emergency events, which detail procedures and the roles and responsibilities of various agencies. When an event is known in advance, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates the preparation and planning of San Bernardino County Public Safety agencies, San Bernardino County Public Works agencies, San Bernardino Utilities, hospitals, and other essential entities to minimize an emergency's impact and ensure an effective and rapid response. Emergency Services is usually the liaison to counterparts at other levels of California Government Offices.

Emergency Response Services in San Bernardino, CA

During an emergency event, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) may be activated in San Bernardino. An EOC is equipped with communications networks, an uninterruptible power supply, and other resources that enable it to serve as the central location for managing and responding to the event. The EOC will usually remain activated during the recovery period following an emergency event. It can also be used during non-emergency times for San Bernardino disaster planning and preparedness training.