Office of Emergency Services

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.

Lobo and McCourtney Fire Recovery

Nearly 30 homes were destroyed during the Lobo and McCourtney fires in October. Nevada County is helping connect residents who lost their homes to services and information to assist in the recovery process. Stay informed on resources available to residents affected by the Lobo and McCourtney fires in the Rough and Ready, Lake Wildwood, Penn Valley, and Grass Valley areas of Western Nevada County with our Lobo and McCourtney Fire Recovery web pages.

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2017-2018 Fire Season Guide


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


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


Register your cell phone to receive critical emergency notifications.
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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.
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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.
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National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS)


There are currently no active alerts from the NTAS.
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Mitigation Plan


Nevada County is partnering with Grass Valley, Nevada City, Truckee and several special districts to update their 2017 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The 2011-2016 Hazard Mitigation Plan is also available.
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Nevada County Weather


National Weather Service for Nevada City and Truckee.
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Frequently Asked Questions


Find frequently asked questions for the Office of Emergency Services.