Mayor Scott Issues State of Emergency

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Brandon M. Scott
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BALTIMORE, MD (Tuesday, March 26, 2024) — Mayor Brandon M. Scott has issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency in Baltimore City in response to the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse incident that took place this morning. The Executive Order mobilizes the City of Baltimore’s Emergency Operations Plan to deploy emergency resources to protect the persons affected by the incident and expands the resources available to tackle the emergency situation. 

This State of Emergency is in effect starting 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, and will remain in place for thirty days, subject to renewal or cancellation as conditions warrant. 

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