PEMA holds open house at new headquarters

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) Pennsylvania’s top emergency responders have a new high-tech headquarters.

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) held an open house at its new building on Elmerton Avenue in Harrisburg. The 132,000 square-foot facility cost $60 million. It is the state’s hub for mass emergency and disaster prevention, response and recovery.

Planning and funding for the new PEMA headquarters has been in the works since Ed Rendell was governor.

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