Allegany County is served by a number of fire and ambulance companies. The Maryland State Police medical helicopter, Trooper 5, is stationed at the Cumberland Regional Airport in nearby Wiley Ford, West Virginia. The area is served by the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, the designated area wide trauma center, 12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland.
Emergency personnel receive training provided by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council. Personnel are certified through the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System.