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Hagerstown, MD 21740 | 240.313.2380
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Danielle Crabb, Director
P: 240.313.2384

FREEZING TEMPERATURES IMPACT CONOCOCHEAGUE CREEK
Ice buildup results in hazardous conditions
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (January 14, 2018) - The Washington County Board of County Commissioners and the Division of Emergency Services would like to advise citizens of the hazardous conditions evolving in Williamsport along the Conococheague Creek.
 
DES, along with local fire and rescue companies and other County resources, are monitoring the ice buildup on the Conococheague Creek in all areas of Washington County. The area of Kemps Mill Road and Snug Harbor Campground, specifically, are being monitored.
 
At this time officials are evaluating what actions need to be taken. Please monitor local media, the Washington County and Emergency Services website and social media sites for further updates.
 
Citizens are advised to refrain from driving through ice or standing water. Encroaching or walking upon ice-covered bodies of water is also discouraged.

Those living within the affected area in need of assistance or requiring further information are asked to call the Emergency Operations Center at (240) 313-4377.
 
For additional information contact Public Relations and Marketing Director Danielle Crabb
at 240-313-2384.
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