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Posted on: October 2, 2019

New DES Deputy Directors announced

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Director Mike Murphy is excited to announce two additions to the Department of Emergency Services (DES) executive leadership team:

Deputy Director for Law Enforcement Services – Jason Suydam

Jason comes to the DES from the Chester County Sheriff&a...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Four First Responders honored with Medal of Valor award

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Picture caption:  Left to right: Commissioner Terence Farrell; County Chief FM John Weer; Commissioner Michelle Kichline; Asst. Chief Michael R. Holmes; Capt. Michael Esterlis; Lt. William Behrndt; Firefighter Daniel Chapman; Commissioner Kathi C...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners proclaim Oct 6-12, 2019 as Fire Prevention Week

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At the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Commissioners read a proclamation recognizing October 6 - 12, 2019 as Fire Prevention Week.  Fire Prevention Week is a national observance.  This year's theme, "...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Spotted Lantern Fly Information

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Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect present in Chester County and surrounding areas. SLF threatens agriculture, tree health and it is a nuisance pest. Chester County is within the SLF quarantine zone. Check for and remove SLF egg masses from la...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

John Weer recognized for 25 years of service

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Congratulations to John Weer, Chester County Chief Fire Marshal for being recognized for 25 years of service as an employee of Chester County.  The Board of Commissioners held their annual Chester County Employee 25th Anniversary Recognition on S...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Amy Amer recognized for completing Master PIO progam

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Completing a year-long professional development program, Amy Kate Amer, Community Outreach Coordinator for Chester County Department of Emergency Services joins less than 70 others across the U.S. and the only one in Pennsylvania, as a recognized Master P...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

SBA Offers Diaster Assistance for Flooding on Jul 11-12, 2019

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Release Date: September 5, 2019 Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov

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