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FEMA Evaluates Cecil County Agencies During Peach Bottom Exercise

April 07

Exelon conducted a full scale exercise involving its Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station during the week of April 7th. The exercise tested the plant's ability to handle security issues and to notify the surrounding jurisdictions of the plant's status. In turn, the jurisdictions were evaluated on their ability to react to the plant's notifications and demonstrated their skills in handling a radiological ... (Full Story & Photos)

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35 Years Since Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Incident

March 27

March 28th marks the 35th anniversary of the incident that occurred at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant near Harrisburg, PA, resulting in a small radioactive release. The release did not cause any injury to workers or the community but did cause many changes in emergency response planning, training, engineering, radiation protection and plant operations. The following information is from ... (Full Story & Photos)

TMI Cooling Towers
TMI Cooling Towers

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National Flood Safety Awareness Week: March 16 - 24, 2014

March 18

On average, flooding causes more property damage in the United States than any other weather related event. It is a threat to life and property that can occur in any of the fifty states or U.S. territories at any time of year.

It is good practice to have enough food, water and medicine on hand at all times to last you at least 3 days in the case of an emergency. Water service may be interrupted or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hands-Only CPR Training

March 11

On Friday, March 7, 2014, a Hands-Only CPR event was held at the Cecil County Administration Building. County Executive, Tari Moore, demonstrated her support and reinforced the training's importance, by being one of 30 people who were trained. Cecil County Department of Emergency Services held the two hour event from 11 AM to 1 PM to train the public on how to perform Hands-Only CPR.

Assistant ... (Full Story & Photos)

County Exec Tari Moore and Para. Jessica Andrews
County Exec Tari Moore and Para. Jessica Andrews

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Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery

March 07

The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services is joining fire departments all across America in the annual “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery” campaign. This life-saving program encourages people to change their smoke alarm batteries when they change their clocks. The time change occurs this year on Sunday, March 9.

Since 1987, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lancaster Hospice Evacuation Presentation

March 07

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Lori Shenk, led a presentation describing lessons learned from a fire involving rail car propane tanks and the evacuation of a nearby hospice care facility. Lori is the Emergency Management Coordinator for Rapho Township, Lancaster County, PA. Lori was joined by Hospice of Lancaster County Director, Valerie Piefer and RN Supervisor, Jean Parsons. Josh Roberts, Supervisor ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Free Car Seat Check

March 05

There is a Free Car Seat Check at Singerly Fire Company, 300 Newark Ave, Elkton.

Free Car Seat Check Up Events 2:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m No Appointment Necessary

March 13th & August 14th Singerly Fire Company 300 Newark Ave May 8th & October 9th Rising Sun Fire Company 300 Joseph Biggs Highway 75% of Maryland car seat are incorrect. Could yours be one of them?

Car seat technicians will check for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FEMA Picks Cecil County For Plan Integration Pilot Program

February 24

FEMA Region III is developing a Plan Integration Workshop Program that will be offered nationwide. Cecil County was chosen to participate in the pilot program and assist in developing the final version.

Representatives from various county agencies and towns met on Friday, February 21, 2014, to review, modify and discuss mitigation, emergency operations, recovery and other plans and ordinances.

The ... (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, turn into an EAS station. Additionally, up to date emergency information will be posted on this website.


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