Harford County Department of Emergency Services to host public forums Nov. 22 & 23

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The Harford County Department of Emergency Services is hosting two public forums at 2 p.m. Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 to discuss its duties and responsibilities. Topics to be covered include the Harford County 911 Center, Emergency Operations and Preparedness, Hazardous Materials Response and the functions of the Technical Rescue Team. Here are the details:

 

Harford County Department of Emergency Services

to Hold Public Outreach Forums

Sessions will be held at Whiteford and Bel Air libraries

            (Forest Hill, MD) – – The Harford County Department of Emergency Services (DES) will hold two public outreach forum on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23, 2014. The Saturday forum will be held at the Harford County Public Library in Whiteford with the Sunday session scheduled for the Harford County Public Library in Bel Air. Both forums begin at 2:00 p.m.

 

The focus of both forums is to provide the public with information regarding the duties and responsibilities of the Department of Emergency Services. Topics which will be covered include, the Harford County 911 Center, Emergency Operations and Preparedness, Hazardous Materials Response and the functions of the Technical Rescue Team (TRT). The two sessions are planned to last approximately one hour.

 

The Department of Emergency Services is planning to host additional public outreach forums at other branches of Harford County Public Library after the first of the year.

 

“We look forward to holding these forums as a means of providing information and materials to the public, which we believe will help them gain greater understanding of the mission of the department and how we serve citizens throughout Harford County”, said Director Russell J. Strickland.

 

The community outreach forums are free of charge and open to everyone.

 

For additional information contact Robert B. Thomas, Jr., Coordinator of Community Outreach and Public Information at 443-617-1954.