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Current Weather
THUNDER IN THE VICINITY
Thunder in the Vicinity
Temperature:63 F
Wind Chill:63 F
Wind Speed:9 mph
Wind Direction:210
Humidity:87 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:6:16 am
Sunset:7:42 pm
 
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As of 4/20/2015 10:33 PM

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911 Calls
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Jan 121 824 1273
Feb 175 712 1136
Mar 146 776 1316
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Total 442 2312 3725

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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)

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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)

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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)

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FREE CAR SEAT CHECK UP!!

February 11

******NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY********

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)

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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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Brrrrr....It's Really Cold Outside!!!

January 07

Extreme Cold Preparations

When the threat of extreme cold presents itself, be sure to have the following supplies:
- Rock salt to melt ice on walkways and driveways
- Snow shovels and snow removal equipment
- Sufficient heating fuel
- Adequate clothing and blankets
Bring pets indoors during winter weather and extreme cold
Allow faucets to drip as running water will help prevent your pipes form ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Is Jack Frost Nipping at Your Nose?

January 05

Winter is now upon us. Are you prepared for the winter weather? Some problems the winter weather may bring:

Frostbite is an injury to the body that is caused by freezing. Frostbite causes a loss of feeling and color in affected areas. It most often affects the nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers, or toes. Frostbite can permanently damage the body, and severe cases can lead to amputation. The risk ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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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