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Temperature:19 F
Wind Chill:0 F
Wind Speed:30 mph
Wind Direction:320
Humidity:34 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:6:56 am
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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

The Polar Express is Coming to Town!

February 12

The coldest temperatures of the season are expected to arrive in Maryland this weekend. We want to make sure you take the necessary precautions to prepare for the cold weather!

Reduce your time outdoors if possible. If you are going out for extended periods of time, make sure to cover exposed skin. Wear a hat, scarf, mittens or gloves. Dress in layers and stay dry. Make sure to watch for symptoms ... (Full Story & Photos)

Business Owners and Residents with Damages from the January Winter Storm

February 03

The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services is encouraging residents and businesses affected by the historic snowstorm which began January 22,2016, to contact the office with information on the type and extent of loss they experienced as a direct result of the weather event, including losses in business revenue due to closures. This information will be used to determine areas around the state ... (Full Story)

Important Information Regarding Roof Assessments and Storm Damage

January 27

As snow begins to melt and pack, Cecil County Department of Emergency Services urge area businesses with flat roofs, cornices, and overhangs to be wary of snow accumulations and snow drifts on roofs caused by the recent historic blizzard. Snow will become heavier and denser as it melts, refreezes and melts again.

In addition, please check roof drainage systems and make sure they are functional to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Do You Have Property Damage from the Blizzard?

January 24

If you have suffered property damage from the recent blizzard, here are some tips from the Maryland Insurance Commissioner.

Contact your insurance company or agent immediately.

Take photographs or video footage of any damage.

If you have to relocate, even temporarily, make sure your insurance company or agent knows how to reach you.

Before you remove any damaged property from the premises, be ... (Full Story & Photos)

Blizzard of 2016

January 24

We have entered the recovery phase of Winter Storm Jonas. On behalf of County Executive Tari Moore we want to thank our citizens for their assistance during this storm. Please continue to keep the roads clear. Please do not drive if you don’t have to. Do not throw snow into the roads or block the roads with vehicles. Our DPW plows are hard at work to get you on your way as soon as possible, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are you an EMT? Do You Have What it Takes to be a Paramedic?

January 04

Helping people and saving lives is one of the most rewarding occupation a person can have. EMS Professionals are in demand and the education from start to finish is available to Maryland residents at nearly no cost to the student!

Cecil College and the Department of Emergency Services have a partnership that supports the community’s needs for EMS personnel while providing the college accredited education ... (Full Story & Photos)


December 30

We would like to wish you and your a wonderful, safe, happy and healthy New Year. We have some safety tips to help you stay safe this New Year!!

Make sure you have a designated driver for the night . . . even better, make arrangements to stay where you are celebrating New Year’s Eve. You may be in fine condition, but you don’t know about the driver next to you or around the corner!! Arrive Alive!!

Remember ... (Full Story & Photos)

NREMT EMT Prep Class

December 08

Cecil County DES will be hosting an EMT prep class on the following dates:
December 16, 23, 30 and January 6, 13, 20. Each class will be from 1800 to 2200.

This course is designed for students who have completed EMT in the Fall of 2014 though the Summer of 2015 and have not yet completed the registry exam.

This course is free and you must attend all sessions in order to test.

Please contact Assistant ... (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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107 Chesapeake Boulevard
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Elkton, Maryland 21921
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