Erie County Emergency Services serves the fine citizens of Erie County New York by providing a wide array of services and resources. Emergency Services include:
Office of Fire Safety - Includes the County Fire Coordinator and the three county fire training centers.
Emergency Medical Services- Includes response units including the Erie County Specialized Medical Assistance and Response Team ( SMART) and the county Strategic Stockpile Reserve.
Hazardous Materials- The Erie County HAZMAT Team ( ECHO) responds to incidents all over Erie County.
Communications- Operates MERS ( Medical Emergency Radio System) Control for all the hopsitals in Erie County linking field units to hospitals, as well as the 911 EMS center for the City Of Buffalo. In addition MERS operates as the dispatch center for all the Emergency Services Units.
Homeland Security- Includes Emergency Management units, Public Safety units, Mobile Command Centers, Traffic Incident Management Units, as well as 2 Emergency Operations Centers.
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