The Department of Emergency Services provides four essential services to the citizens of Greene County:
The Emergency Services Department coordinates local, State and Federal resources to expedite response and recovery from man-made and natural disasters. The Department plans for the four phases of Emergency Management which include mitigation, preparation, response and recovery to all types of disasters and emergencies.
The Emergency Services Department is responsible for the coordination of County fire and rescue districts in order to develop a comprehensive emergency services system within Greene County. The Department conducts fire inspections of buildings within the county in accordance with the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code. The Department also assists local and State law enforcement with investigation of fires in Greene County. Greene County has eleven (11) volunteer fire departments that serve the county.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Greene County has eight (8) volunteer EMS providers that serve the county. The County also provides two (2) county owned ambulances for 24 hour, 7 day a week EMS coverage. Emergency Medical Services is available twenty four hours daily, seven days weekly to Greene County citizens through the combination paid/volunteer EMS providers.
Emergency 911 Addressing
Greene County's 911 address database is maintained by the Emergency Services Department. Individuals needing 911 addresses in the unincorporated areas of Greene County should contact the Emergency Services Department.
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