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Temperature:59 F
Wind Chill:59 F
Wind Speed:12 mph
Wind Direction:310
Humidity:35 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:5:40 am
Sunset:8:14 pm
As of 5/22/2015 11:50 PM

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911 Calls
Calls Recvd Fire Disp Med Disp Police Disp
Jan 121 824 1273
Feb 175 712 1136
Mar 146 776 1316
Total 442 2312 3725

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Department of Emergency Services

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 24

You can reduce the effects of a hurricane by knowing your vulnerability and planning ahead!!

Hazards from a hurricane can come in many forms including heavy rains, flooding, storm surge and winds including tornadoes.

It is essential that you prepare for you and your family BEFORE a storm approaches.

Be prepared. Get a Plan. Know your Evacuation Zone.

Stay informed. Follow us on Facebook and ... (Full Story & Photos)

EMS Week - Blood Pressure Screening and Hands Only CPR

May 18

During EMS Week, May 17th through the 22nd, paramedics will be conducting blood pressure screenings and teaching Hands Only CPR throughout the county. The schedule for these events are as follows:

May 18th, 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM: Paramedic 1 Station, Harrisville, Rd., Colora
May 19th, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Cecil County Administration Building, Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton
May 20th, 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM: ... (Full Story & Photos)

Safe Kids Heatstroke

May 05

Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children. On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

Make sure you ACT fast!! Avoid heatstroke related injuries. Create reminders. Take action.

Click on the links to get more information on how to help protect kids from #heatstroke by remembering to ACT.

A: Avoid heatstroke-related injury and death ... (Full Story & Photos)

National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

April 13

Happy National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

National Public Safety Dispatcher Week brings celebration, honor, and publicity focused on the otherwise unsung hero on the other end of the line. It’s a great opportunity to reflect on the important role of the 911 dispatcher as the first, first responder.

"As a dispatcher, there is a script that I follow, and while I am talking to a caller, I'm typing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Spring Has Sprung!!

March 02

Spring is three months of danger that can imperil the unprepared. It roars in like a lion and continues to roar across the United States throughout March, April and May. Spring is a time of transition, when late-season snowstorms can happen and thunderstorms begin to pop-up.

Don’t let this dangerous season catch you unaware. Get ready for spring with just a few simple steps:
Know Your Risk,
Take ... (Full Story & Photos)

Open House - Flood Insurance Rate Maps

February 19

Do you know your flood risk? Local and County officials are hosting a Coastal Flood Risk Open House to provide citizens in Cecil County with an opportunity to learn more about newly updated flood maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Both Cecil County and local officials, as well as FEMA representatives, will be on hand to answer citizens’ questions about the updated maps, the mapping ... (Full Story & Photos)


February 11


Free Car Seat Check-up Events will be happening once a month through December. All you need to bring is your car seat and the owner's manual if you have it.

Inspections take approximately 30 minutes per car seat.

Singerly Fire Company (300 Newark Ave.): 2/12, 5/14, 8/13, 11/12

Cecil County Paramedic 3 Station (2865 Augustine Herman Hwy) 3/12, 6/11, 9/10, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are You in the Loop? Are You in the Know? Sign up! Be Prepared! Be Ready

January 12

Be first to know about what is going on within your community!! Be on that First Call!!!
Register below.

Cecil County has joined with FirstCall to provide emergency notifications for our residents. By providing your information to a secure database and registering your phone numbers and email you can receive voice and text messages in regards to weather advisories and other emergency notifications. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Local Emergency Information

During an emergency, officials will tell you what is happening using the Emergency Alert System (EAS), sirens, and/or loudspeakers, and door to door notification. if you hear a siren, tune in to an EAS station. Additionally, up to date emergency information will be posted on this website.

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Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
107 Chesapeake Boulevard
Suite 108
Elkton, Maryland 21921
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