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Department of Emergency Services

The Cambria County Department of Emergency Services, utilizing a team approach, shall strive to provide professional emergency management and emergency communications to the citizens and emergency services of Cambria County, and to all who travel through, work in and visit Cambria County, in an effort to provide and maintain effective and efficient operations dedicated to safeguard public safety and health.


The Cambria County Department of Emergency Services is comprised of the Cambria County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the Cambria County 9-1-1 Communications Center.

The department’s administrative offices, emergency operations center (EOC) and communications center, are co-located in the Cambria County Human Services Building at 401 Candlelight Drive in Ebensburg Borough. A back-up auxiliary EOC is maintained in the Central Park Complex at 110 Franklin Street in the City of Johnstown.

The Department of Emergency Services is a 24/7/365 emergency operations center serving the sixty-three municipalities of Cambria County.

The department has a current staffing level of forty-two personnel as follows:

  • Executive Director (Also serving as the County EMA Coordinator)
  • Deputy Director(Also serving as the County 911 Coordinator)
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Training Supervisor
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • (2) Public Safety Specialists
  • (4) 9-1-1 Shift Supervisors
  • (28) 9-1-1 Telecommunicators
  • (1) Tower / Operations Maintenance Technician
  • (2) Administrative Assistants

The Cambria 9-1-1 Center provides emergency dispatching for:

  • (34) Law Enforcement Departments
  • (40) Fire Departments
  • (23) Emergency Medical Services

And dispatching for the following specialized response teams:

  • Cambria County Hazardous Materials Response Team (SHARP)
  • Cambria County Specialized Emergency Response Team (SERT)
  • Cambria County Animal Response Team (CART)
  • Cambria County Water Rescue Team

The Cambria County Emergency Management Agency focuses on the four functions of emergency management (Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation) in delivering a comprehensive program encompassing major planning and response initiatives for the following:

  • (63) Municipalities
  • (42) SARA chemical facilities
  • (13) School Districts and (16) parochial schools
  • (21) Medium-hazard water dams
  • Daycares
  • Nursing Homes
  • County Government Facilities
  • Educational/Industrial/Commercial Facilities
  • Special Events

Cambria County is a member-county of the Southwest Pennsylvania Regional All-Hazards Task Force (a.k.a. “Region 13) that incorporates regional planning and comprehensive response capabilities for the following entities: The Counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland and Venango; and the City of Pittsburgh.

Cambria County is also one of twenty-three counties represented by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Western Area Office.


Cambria County Quarterly Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC) quarterly meeting notice:

Due to COVID restrictions, the advertised March 8, 2021 scheduled meeting of the Cambria County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be held by Zoom meeting at the same advertised time of 1:00 p.m. Any questions may be directed to the Cambria County Emergency Management office at 814-472-2050. To join the zoom meeting, participants may do the following:
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Meeting ID: 839 1506 5437

Passcode: 102609

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  • +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
  • +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
  • +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
  • +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
  • +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 839 1506 5437

Passcode: 102609

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Art Martynuska, Deputy Director / EMA Coordinator/ 9-1-1 Coordinator

June Kania, Executive Assistant

401 Candlelight Drive, Suite 100
Ebensburg, PA 15931

EMA Administrative Phone:: (814) 472-2050

9-1-1 Administrative Phone: (814) 472-2500

Non-Emergency Dispatch: (814) 472-2100

Fax: (814) 472-1439

Twitter: @cambriades

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.

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