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Reporting Flood Damage

News from Emergency Services posted on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 1:08pm
Flood Damage Reports

Flood Damage Reports

Reporting Flood Damage

Many areas of Cattaraugus County sustained significant damage from the flooding last week; and some continue to receive new damage even today.  The Office of Emergency Services is working to compile damage information from all municipalities, businesses, and home owners.  If your property has sustained damage related to the flooding, here is a short list of what to do to report these damages.

  • Take pictures of everything – before you begin to cleanup or make repairs, during clean up and repair, and after

After the Flood: Tips and Resources

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 2:24pm

After the Flood: Tips and Resources

Your home or business has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. Here are some things to remember in the days ahead:

  • Avoid moving water.
  • Do not attempt rescue in damaged areas unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or other emergency services.
  • Emergency workers will be assisting people in flooded areas.

Urgent Weather Alert: Thatcher Brook and Grannis Brook areas

News from Emergency Services posted on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 1:15pm

***** URGENT WEATHER ALERT *****

Area: CATTARAUGUS CREEK - THATCHER AND GRANNIS BROOKS

National Weather Services has posted alerts to all in the Cattaraugus Creek area, especially for those in the THATCHER and GRANNIS BROOK areas. Those areas are expected to experience significant flooding by 11 a.m. tomorrow (Sunday, Dec 22, 2014).

Residents in those areas are asked to take precautions immediately to protect their families and properties for incoming flood waters.

Health Alerts!

News from Health posted on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:13am
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The best way to prevent pertussis (whooping cough) among infants, children, teens, and adults is to get vaccinated.

Office of Emergency Services Staff and Services

Fire Service

Cattaraugus County Fire Coordinator - Christopher Baker

Within the Office of Emergency Services staff are the County Fire Coordinator and five Deputy Fire Coordinators, one for each county fire district (made up of multiple fire response districts/ fire departments) in Cattaraugus County.  These Coordinators oversee and direct fire service activity including training and response.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Cattaraugus County EMS Coordinator - Robert Kuhn Read more

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