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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.

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.

List of telephone numbers and websites that can be useful in an emergency.


For First Responders:

FRES Standardized Abbreviations

FRES Fireground Channel Assignment By Agency

I/Netviewer Access Form

I/Netviewer Training Video

Coordinator APX Radios

FRES Responder APX Radios

FRES Responder XTL Radios

UHF Tone Sets and Frequencies by Township

Interop Channel Programming and Usage

Interoperability Continuum

Determinant Codes VS Response

Alpha Paging Form

Fire Station Printing Form

Signal 3 Agreement

Priority Dispatch Codes EFD v7

Priority Dispatch EMD Codes v13

Priority Dispatch EMD Codes 13 V1

Marine Assists

Fire and EMS Agency Programming Requirements 2024

For Prospective Employees

ESD New Hire Information

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901