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Emergency Response Agencies

Washoe County operates on a regional level, recognizing it takes all areas of expertise to assist a region through a disaster. Therefore, there are many professional first responders within Washoe County. To ensure they are ready to respond to to protect your safety, they conduct training throughout the year.

If you would like to volunteer to respond during times of crisis, go here:

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The following agencies have a role in Regional Emergency Response:

Regional Response Agencies and Partners

Washoe County Sheriff's Office

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District

City of Sparks Police Department

City of Sparks Fire Department

City of Reno Police Department

City of Reno Fire Department

Washoe County Health District

Reno/Sparks Indian Colony Emergency Services

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe

Washoe County School District Emergency Management

University of Nevada, Reno Emergency Management

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District

Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority

Regional Public Safety Training Center


Reno Emergency Communications

Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps

Regional Transportation Commission

Associated General Contractors

NV Energy

Washoe County Water Resources

State Agencies

Nevada Division of Emergency Management

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Nevada Emergency Preparedness Adminsitration

Nevada Office of Homeland Security

Nevada Department of Transportation.

Federal Agencies

Association of Emergency Managers

Amateur Radio Association

Northern Nevada VOAD                  

Red Cross

Nevada 2-1-1                                       

Crisis Call Center                              




Dept of Energy

Dept of Transportation

Environmental Protective Agency