Emergency Services

The Cayuga County Office of Emergency Services is the County Government Agency charged with supporting and promoting an organized, systematic approach to Emergency Planning, Preparedness, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery in the event of a natural or man-made disaster in Cayuga County.

We strive to support the day-to-day operations of the many Emergency Service, Public Service, Public Safety, and Emergency Management organizations in Cayuga County.

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The Mission of the Cayuga County Office of Emergency Services is to provide effective coordination and collaboration to create a culture of preparedness that builds and sustains a disaster resilient community.

Core Values

Our Core Values that drive our Mission are:

  • Collaboration
  • Community
  • InnovationTown of Sterling Fee Schedule
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism


The Office of Emergency Services consists of:


The Office of Emergency Services is supported by:

  • The Cayuga County Legislature
  • Countless Volunteers and Community Members
  • Sixteen Mission Specific Part-Time Staff Members
  • Three Full-Time Staff Members

Fire & EMS Training Classes

Please see the Training Schedules link below for a list of Fire and EMS classes that will be running within Cayuga County. All Fire class registrations must be done through the LMS system. Please contact your Chief for more information, or call the office at 315-255-1161. 

Training Schedules | Cayuga County, NY

After confirming that an EMS class is in the registration period on the Training Schedules page, you can register for EMS classes with the following link: 

Register for Class | Cayuga County, NY