Emergency Management

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Jim Groves MEP, CEM - Director
2422 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27704
Phone: 919-560-0660
FAX: 919-560-0670
Hours: 8:30 AM-5:00 jgroves@dconc.gov


Office of the Fire Marshal

120 E. Parrish Street

Durham, NC 27701

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Department Function

The Department is responsible for maintaining the County Emergency Operations Plan, and will be the coordinating agency for all emergency response/recovery force activity when the emergency operations plan is implemented, and it will be the agency through which the county board of commissioners and the Durham city council exercise the authority vested in them during accidents and disasters.

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