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Hagerstown, MD 21740 | 240.313.2380

Danielle Crabb, Director
P: 240.313.2384

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 provide an update regarding the hazardous conditions in Williamsport along the Conococheague Creek.
All citizens impacted by the ice that has accumulated in the area of Kemps Mill Road and Snug Harbor Campground have been notified. Heat and medical needs have been identified and DES is prepared to offer assistance when needed for those residents who have decided to remain in the area.
DES, local fire and rescue companies, and other County resources, are continuing to monitor the ice build up along Conococheague Creek in Washington County.
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.
Stay tuned for updates from DES in the morning at approximately 9 a.m.
For additional information contact Public Relations and Marketing Director Danielle Crabb
at 240-313-2384.
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