Mission Statement:
The Directorate of Emergency Services supports the Fort George G. Meade community by providing quality police, physical security, access control, fire and emergency services as a part of a force protection effort to maintain a safe and secure environment on a large federal installation.

DES Vision:
Assist, protect, and defend our community. A team of dedicated professionals providing customer and emergency services to those units and individuals serving our community and the nation.

DES Services

Animal Control
If you have an issue with an at-large pet or wildlife, please contact (301) 677-6622. Please note, residents of Fort Meade should contact Corvias for issues on their property.
Fire and Emergency Services
6619 Mapes Road
Fort Meade, MD 20755
Fire and Emergency Services guarantee a safe working and living environment, by providing our customers the most proficient fire suppression, emergency medical, technical rescue, hazardous materials intervention and fire prevention services to them. The Fire and Emergency Services will at all times maintain the ability to respond to our customers emergencies, protecting their life and property. Through continual customer contact the fire department management and employees will remain focused on the concerns of our internal and external customers, by providing an immediate correction, or avenue of correction for our customers based on their individual needs or situation.
  • Dispatch services
    • Emergency Dispatch 911 Center 24/7 for all fire responses as well as emergency medical services
  • Operations and suppression
    • Emergency fire response to:
      • Combat
      • Residential, industrial and commercial structural fires
      • Aircraft crash and fire incidents
      • Auto extrication, confined space, high angle, water, ice and any other technical rescue situations
      • Brush and wildland fires
    • Emergency medical response to provide
      • Basic Life Support
      • Assist Advanced Life Support emergency medical services personnel
    • Hazardous material response to mitigate
      • Suspicious odors/unknown origin
      • Weapons of mass destruction threats
      • Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats
      • Fuel spills
      • Natural gas/propane incidents and smells
    • Fire prevention
      • Code enforcement
      • Inspections
      • Extinguisher training (We do not provide procurement or maintenance of these assets)
      • Public education
      • Fire evacuation planning
      • New construction, renovation and self-help project plans review
Report Abuse
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call  911 or Fort Meade Emergency Services  (24 hours): 301-677-6622 or 301-677-6623.