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Wind Speed:14 mph
Wind Direction:170
Humidity:66 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:6:25 am
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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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It's Time to Go Back to School!!!

August 11

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect. Remember to safely share the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists, and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at school. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they - and the motorists around them - take proper safety precautions​. ​Injuries ... (Full Story & Photos)

Electronic Services Promotion

July 30

Today, Dylan Griffith was promoted to senior captain under Assistant Chief James Alfree. Dylan served in the US Army for 8 yrs and was deployed Afghanistan as a Radio Transmission Officer, with extensive Harris radio training. He started with Cecil County DES March of 2014 as a dispatcher. Dylan has spent the last 7 months working with Tech Services learning the current county Radio system and assisting ... (Full Story & Photos)

55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo 2015

July 28

The 55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo is a partnership between the Department of Community Services and Cecil College. Now in its 13th year, the Expo is the place to find ways to remain active, healthy and informed regardless of age.

Pre-registration is suggested. To register by phone, please call 443-907-1372 or 410-287-1000. Or register in person at the Elkton Center or the Healthy Lifestyle Fitness ... (Full Story & Photos)

Asst. Chief Koch, Chief Brooks, Wife Kathy, Son Rick
Asst. Chief Koch, Chief Brooks, Wife Kathy, Son Rick

Chief Richard Brooks Receives Gladhill-Thompson Trophy of the Maryland State Firemen's Association

July 02

Chief Richard Brooks was presented with the Gladhill-Thompson Trophy at the Maryland State Firemen's Association 122nd Annual Convention and Conference. This award is considered the highest Maryland State Firemen's Association award that can be conferred on an individual. It is awarded on a highly selective basis to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the future welfare of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Survival Kits Presented

July 01

During the week of June 15th, the Department of Emergency Services partnered with Hurricane Grill and Wings and Delmarva Power to spread the word about hurricane and storm preparedness. Anyone visiting Hurricane Grill and Wings who stopped to receive information became eligible to receive a two person survival kit provided by Delmarva and Hurricane's. Hurricane's also gave away a gift certificate ... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy 4th of July!!!

June 30

Fourth of July is days away. Families and friends are getting together to celebrate with fireworks, picnics and more. After Independence Day, we hear of many accidents due to firework related injuries such as burns and injuries to the eyes. Be safe and enjoy fireworks from a professional display as injuries can arise when you are not properly prepared or take the proper precautions. Follow these tips ... (Full Story & Photos)

Storm Damage Effects Phone Serivce

June 24

Due to heavy storm damage, there may be intermittent issues county wide in accessing telephone systems including cellular service. If you require emergency assistance and local phone service is not working, please access your local police department or fire station.

Storm-related Service Outage Affecting Cellphone Calls to 911

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 10:29 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 24, 2015 10:53 AM EDT ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are you storm ready?? Are you hurricane prepared??

June 09

Join us and Delmarva Power at Hurricane Grill and Wings next week, Monday, June 15th through Thursday, June 18th from 5-7 PM to get information on hurricane and storm preparedness. Stop by our table and register to win a 2 person emergency essential kit loaded with survival gear!!

Thank you to Hurricane Grill and Wings and Delmarva power for supporting hurricane and storm preparedness and providing ... (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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