Emergency Operations Center

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EOC Building

The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center responds to natural disasters such as snow storms, floods, hurricanes, nor'easters, etc. and technical disasters such as chemical spills, hazardous materials incidents, etc. Provides 911 service for the residents of Sussex County. Dispatches Fire Companies, Ambulance Squads and County Paramedics, State Police Medevac Helicopter and other resource equipment to support the Fire Service of Sussex County.


Director Robbie Murray
Deputy Director Public Safety-EOC Richard Short
Mailing Address Emergency Operations Center
21911 Rudder Lane
P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone (302) 855-7801
Fax (302) 855-7805