Kevin Lewis, Director
Charlie Summers, Deputy Director
Bonnie Keltner, Administrative Assisstant

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A Message from Director Lewis:

Welcome to Washington County Division of Emergency Services (DES) website! The Division strives to provide the highest quality service to the citizens, businesses and visitors of the community. The dedicated professionals of DES work hard to make our day-to-day operations as efficient and effective as possible. Emergency and non-emergency services provided include:

  • Emergency Air Unit
  • Emergency Communications Center (911)
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous Materials Response and Mitigation
  • Technical Rescue Response and Mitigation
  • Rehabilitation Unit

It is imperative to anticipate the future need(s) of the community and to adjust services accordingly. In line with this goal, special features have been placed on this website. The Features section at the bottom of the menu bar will include information that is both current and reliable. Various topics include information imperative to community well being and understanding.

At the forefront of the Division’s efforts is the consolidation of the emergency communications resources into a state-of-the-art facility. As we draw closer to the consolidation, pieces continue falling into place to facilitate a smooth transfer and seamless integration of upgraded technology and advanced resources.

Kevin L. Lewis, Director
Washington County, MD
Division of Emergency Services

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