Calvert County Emergency Ops Responding To Severe Storm - Southern Maryland Headline News

Calvert County Emergency Ops Responding To Severe Storm

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 4, 2008) – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners released the following statement today around 7 p.m. in regards to serious storm damage experienced earlier today.

The Calvert County, Md., Board of County Commissioners wants to assure the public that the County is diligently working to assess the damage in Chesapeake Beach and other areas of the County and is working through its Emergency Operations Center, Sheriff’s Office and volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments to stabilize the situation and provide assistance.

Non-residents of North Beach and Chesapeake Beach are asked not to enter the impacted areas while County emergency crews provide assistance.

For life-threatening emergencies, citizens should call 9-1-1 immediately. For other information regarding this storm, please call 410/535-0396 or 410/535-0314. The lines will be staffed until the immediate threat is over.

In addition, since the threat of potentially severe weather persists, residents are asked to stay tuned to local radio and television stations for updates and be prepared to take shelter if necessary in the event conditions worsen this evening.

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