Noel Lee, Director
Pitt County Office Building
1717 W. 5th Street
Greenville, NC 27834-1696
Pitt County Emergency Management consists of four divisions: 9-1-1 Communications, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Marshal, and local Emergency Planning. Pitt County Emergency Management maintains a computerized registry for people with special medical needs. Serving as the coordinating agency for emergency response in the event of a disaster, Emergency Management maintains plans for coping with emergencies such as tornados, hurricanes, floods, and nuclear accidents. The department works closely with the County and municipal fire departments and rescue squads.
Emergency Management also enforces the Fire Prevention Code and conducts regular fire inspection programs of all businesses and places of assembly. Emergency Management staff members work closely with state and local law enforcement agencies to combat arson and unlawful burning. Emergency Management responds to all incidents involving hazardous materials. Information regarding fire, emergency medical safety, and natural disasters is available. Additionally, EM issues permits required for fireworks displays and permits required for the open burning of any vegetation.
Learn more about Emergency Disaster Activities.
Local EM Planning Division
This division's primary function is the formulation and management of various plans, programs, and procedures that deal with preparation, response to, recovery and mitigation as related to emergency and disaster events. more»
Emergency Medical Service
Pitt County Emergency Medical Services (PCEMS) is the medical division of Pitt County Emergency Management responsible for the maintenance of the "County EMS System Plan". more»
The Fire Marshal's Office is the division of Pitt County Emergency Management responsible for providing fire protection and fire prevention measures to reduce the threat of fire and fire related injuries. more»
The Pitt County 9-1-1 Communications Center is the Public Safety Answering Point for all agencies in Pitt County. We answer all 9-1-1 calls inside of Pitt County 24 hours a day, seven days a week and dispatch or transfer to appropriate agencies. more»
Special Medical Needs Program
The Special Medical Needs Program provides for the identification and care of the special medical needs population in Pitt County and other counties during the time of an emergency or a disaster. more»
Pitt County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)
The Pitt County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is organized under the auspices of the County Board of Commissioners, and its activities are in accordance with, but not limited to, Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA). more