Office of Emergency Services

  1. Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project Is Ahead of Schedule

    Fire Safe Council, CAL FIRE NEU, and County of Nevada report 398 acres have been treated within Read on...
  2. County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services Continues to Grow

    In the continued spirit of Ready Nevada County, Office of Emergency Services (OES) expands capacity with new hires and aligns with key stakeholders to create initiatives ranging from Arts & Education to Senior Services to County Road fuel reduction. Read on...
  3. Nevada, Yuba, Placer Counties Burn Permit Suspension Lifted

    Friday, Nov. 29th, at 8:00 am the burn suspension in Nevada, Yuba & Placer Counties will be lifted. CAL FIRE NEU Unit Chief Estes is formally cancelling the burn suspension & advises residents they can now resume burning on permissible burn days. Read on...
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Dial 911 for Emergencies. 

For immediate assistance during an emergency, call 911.
For more information during an emergency or to be connected to resources, call 211 or 1-833-DIAL211.

Responsibilities & Overview
The Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, local cities, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. OES designs and conducts simulated disaster response exercises, and evaluates emergency staff training. OES also maintains the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a state of readiness.

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CodeRED is a high-speed mass notification system designed to keep you safe in the event of an emergency. This service allows us to deliver emergency or time-sensitive messages to you via text, email, landline, cell phone, RSS, social media, or a mobile application push. CodeRED alerts will display as originating from 866-419-5000 on your caller ID. If you missed any of the message details, you can also dial the number back to hear the complete message.

Register for CodeRED Emergency Alerts here. 

Click here for frequently asked questions about CodeRED Emergency Alerts.

Lean how to optimize CodeRED for your home here. 

Ready Nevada County Round is part of The Office of Emergency Services. 

Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Town Hall

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Bark Beetle Information

Find resources and local services to help you prepare for bark beetles near your home or property.

Critical Emergency Notifications

Register your cell phone to receive critical emergency notifications.

2017-2018 Fire Season Guide 

Prepare for fire season this year with our Fire Season Guide and Fire Evacuation Guide.

Forest Insights: Using Past to Reshape Future

US Forest Service created an informational video on new treatments to make forests resilient to fire. Check it out here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find frequently asked questions for the Office of Emergency Services.

Mitigation Plan

Nevada County and partner agencies Grass Valley, Nevada City, Truckee and several special districts have received FEMA approval on the 2017 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP)

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) 

There are currently no active alerts from the NTAS.


Nevada County OES on Facebook 

Please check out our Facebook page to see upcoming events and connect with the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services.

Nevada County OES on Twitter 

Please check out our Twitter account to see upcoming events and connect with the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services.

Nevada County Weather

National Weather Service for Nevada City and Truckee.