Williamsport Bureau of Fire and Emergency Management
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Lycoming County United Way
Description of Program
The Bureau of Fire serves the City of Williamsport, the county seat for Lycoming County. The Bureau is comprised of two divisions; Operations and Prevention. The services provided by these two divisions include, but are not limited to, fire suppression, vehicle rescue, water rescue, technical rescue, emergency medical quick response, fire inspections, fire investigations, public fire safety education, emergency management administration and operations, as well as preparedness education.
In 2004 the Bureau was given the responsibility of administering emergency management for the City. The Bureau is responsible for the implementation of the National Incident Management System for the City, maintaining the City emergency operations plan, two emergency operations centers, six early warning sirens, and the training of all emergency operations center personnel.