Office of Emergency Services

  1. February 25th: Get Firewise: Organize!

    Join experts Dr. JoAnn Fites-Kaufman and Pat Leach for Get Firewise: Organize!, on February 25th from 6:00pm-7:30pm, in the Gene Albaugh Room of the Madelyn Helling Library for a presentation on how to inspire, mobilize and organize your neighborhood. Read More
  2. Funding Available for Homes Damaged in 2017 Lobo and McCourtney Fires

    Nevada County recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in the 2017 fires. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and replacement of damaged or loss homes due to the devastating wildfires. Read on...
  3. Community Leaders Gather for Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting

    Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted a Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations to increase community resilience to wildfire. Read on...
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Wildfire Prevention and Preparedness Town Hall

Dial 911 for Emergencies

For immediate assistance during an emergency, call 911.

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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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.