Florence Press Release 09.14.18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FROM:    Dorchester County Emergency Services

DATE:   Friday September 14, 2018

The Department of Emergency Services has requested eight high water vehicles and support staff from the National Guard to support potential flood related events and been approved.  These resources will arrive this morning to support local efforts already in place.  We appreciate this collaborative effort from federal, state and local agencies to support the residents and businesses within our communities.

“Residents are urged to report roads that appear to be impassable to Dorchester County Emergency Services at 410-228-2222, and stay tuned to local television and radio for the most up to date information.” Anna Sierra, Director of Emergency Services said Friday morning.

If travel is necessary do not attempt to drive through water of unknown depth.

LINKS:

Register to receive county updates: https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736724055#/login

‘Know Your Zone’ Map: http://choosecambridge.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=a0f6c1ab8a14447fb080e3abcd43a165

If you would like to register to receive alerts directly you can sign up at:  http://www.dorchestercountymd.com/ go to button that says “sign up for emergency alerts”.

If you are in a life threatening situation, please call 911.

Jeff Trice       443-205-2507    jtrice@choosedorchester.org

Dorchester County Economic Development Director

Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center Public Information Officer