March 25th, 6:00 p.m. at the Rood Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space, the second in a four-part speaker series designed to educate and inspire the community to prepare for fire season. Read on...
In December 2018, Nevada County submitted six separate grant applications to CAL FIRE's Fire Prevention Program. One of these six, the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project, was included in CAL FIRE's recent report to Governor Newsom. Read More
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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.