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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
Nov
Dec
Total 104323 1395 6951 14464

EMS Responses
2014
Jan 1003
Feb 925
Mar 1001
Apr 1017
May 1010
Jun 1090
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 6046

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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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Family Connections..Do you have a plan to connect?

September 03

It is important for you to be able to get in contact with your family and friends following a disaster. Do you know how you will be able reach everyone? Do you have a plan for you and your family?

It is important for you to make a plan so that in the event of a disaster, you will know how you are going to reached loved ones, family and friends. And make sure everyone knows how to contact you!

Make ... (Full Story & Photos)

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National Preparedness Month

August 26

National Preparedness Month starts on September 1st! This year's theme is "Be Disaster Aware, Take Actions to Prepare."

Take action by participating in America's PrepareAthon on September 30th. Each week is a different theme about preparedness:

1- How to Reconnect with family after disaster 2- Know how to plan for specific needs before a disaster 3- Learn how to build an emergency kit 4&5- How ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lightning and Thunderstorm Safety and Information

June 17

All thunderstorms produce lightning and are dangerous. If you hear the sound of thunder, then you are in danger from lightning.

A THUNDERSTORM WATCH means a thunderstorm is possible for your area.

A THUNDERSTORM WARNING means a thunderstorm is taking place in your area.

Remember the 30/30 Lightning Safety Rule: Go indoors if, after seeing lightning, you cannot count to 30 before hearing thunder. ... (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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