Communications Bureau

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Joseph F. Williams

John G. Jordan Sr.

Greg Miniutti 

PO BOX 127

Business Hours 631-852-4818
Evenings & Weekends 631-852-4815
Fax 631-852-4814

Communications Bureau

The Suffolk County Fire Rescue Communications Center is an enhanced 911 facility. The dispatchers must be New York State certified Emergency Medical Technicians to be hired and maintain national certification as Emergency Medical and Fire Dispatchers. These same Emergency Services Dispatchers are utilized to staff the mobile command post.

In total, Suffolk County is served by 109 volunteer fire departments and 27 volunteer ambulance corps, which answered 282,132 emergency calls in 2013. Of these calls, 30,001 were fire or related emergencies and 124,418 were emergency medical incidents. The county fire rescue dispatch center has been operating from its present location since January 6, 1998.

HOW TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY: For fire, police and medical emergencies, please dial 911. If you believe that you have been exposed to a biological, chemical or radiological agent, or if you believe an intentional threat will occur or is occurring, please contact local emergency responders by calling 911.

Dial "911" only for life-threatening emergencies. Do not dial "911" for information.

Dial "852-COPS" - For non-Emergency Police calls in Suffolk County.

Please do not call a 911 or other emergency telephone line unless you need assistance with an immediate physical or medical emergency. Click here for a list of telephone numbers and websites that can be useful in an emergency.


The Suffolk County Fire and EMS notification service.

Click here to register to receive timely notifications on matters of interest to the Fire and EMS service

Suffolk County Fire Rescue Emergency Services Technology Update Presentation 8/2015

Forms for Emergency Service Providers:

Alpha Paging Form
Fire Station Printing Form

Radio Survey Form
TBand letter
US Representatives
Signal 3 Agreement

Informational Video about Calling 9-1-1.

useful 9-1-1 tip number one. Click here to view the video

Click the image above to view first video in the series MAKING 9-1-1 WORK FOR YOU. THINGS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW. 

Click here to find out more information  on making 9-1-1 work for you. THINGS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW 


MEDCOM County Wide Communication In-service

MEDCOM County Wide Communication In-service. Click here to view the MEDCOM County Wide Communications In-Service video