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Sunrise:7:18 am
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As of 12/20/2014 11:51 AM

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911 Calls
Calls Recvd Fire Disp Med Disp Police Disp
Jan 14379 171 759 1447
Feb 12114 144 731 1322
Mar 12898 120 775 1414
Apr 12700 167 822 1509
May 15659 168 732 1733
Jun 11710 149 788 1816
Jul 11999 194 822 1864
Aug 10574 138 745 1752
Sep 14289 144 777 1607
Oct 17232 156 777 1634
Nov 164 743 1399
Total 121555 1715 7694 17497

EMS Responses
Jan 1003
Feb 925
Mar 1001
Apr 1017
May 1010
Jun 1090
Total 6046

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Department of Emergency Services

Holiday Preparedness

December 15

As the holiday season is rapidly approaching, please keep in mind these tips for safety:

Make sure you check the water level of your tree and unplug the lights every night before you go to bed.

Keep candles 12 inches away from anything that burns or consider using flameless candles.

Wear short sleeves or roll your sleeves up when cooking your holiday feast.

If you are traveling this holiday season, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Peach Bottom Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3

December 02

***PRESS RELEASE*** Peach Bottom Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for Dec. 3 ***PRESS RELEASE*** Sirens to Sound for THREE Minutes at 1:00 PM EST

Delta, PA (December 1, 2014) - Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station will conduct its semi-annual, full volume test of the emergency warning sirens on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at approximately 1:00 p.m. EST.

The semi-annual ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Responder Drills

November 12

First responders from multiple Cecil County agencies will be conducting a series of mock drills to test their infectious disease control procedures this week.

Emergency drills help ensure that Cecil County is prepared for all types of incidents, including Ebola. Union Hospital, the Cecil County Health Department, the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services, and the Fire Service will participate ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Awareness Day

October 06

The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services is joining the Cecil County Fireman’s Association on Saturday October 12, 2014, from 10 am until 2 pm at the Walmart in Elkton for Fire Prevention Awareness Day in recognition of Fire Prevention Week. Activities include visiting our 911 simulation center, safety seat checks, blood pressure screenings and hands only CPR will be available on site. Displayed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Make A Kit!!! Be Prepared

September 18

Do you have an emergency kit? Do your kids have an emergency kit? Do you know how to make a kit or what even goes in one?

Follow these simple instructions to build a kit for yourself and help your kids to build one too!! Participate in the National PreparAthon Day on September 30th!!

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more information on how to be prepared!! #NatlPrep... (Full Story & Photos)

Don't Forget Fido and Kitty!!!!

September 15

When you go to the grocery store this week, make sure you update your pet's emergency preparedness kit by getting food and water for them too!!

Pets are just as vulnerable as humans are in the wake of a disaster. Make sure you include them in your emergency plan. Make sure you have food, water, their immunization papers and any medicines they may need together before a storm to be prepared. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are You Business Ready? Does Your Business Have a Plan?

September 11

Businesses are vital to the community and they are not immune from the face of disaster. We have 5 steps that will walk your business through the development of an emergency plan.

Program Management Planning Implementation Testing and Exercises Program Improvement

Need help? Go to Ready.gov/business for more information. #NatlPrep

Make sure your business follows us on Twitter and Facebook for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Elmo and Grover have an Emergency Plan. Do Your Kids Have One?

September 09

As we are celebrating National Preparedness Month, this week we are focusing on knowing how to plan for specific needs BEFORE the disaster strikes.

It is important that children and college kids have their own plan as they have unique needs to the adult population.

Disasters affect everyone. And so it takes everyone- youth, parents, and community members to help prepare.

Build a plan, make a ... (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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Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
107 Chesapeake Boulevard
Suite 108
Elkton, Maryland 21921
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Non-Emergency: 410-392-2006
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Fax: 410-398-0536
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