Education, Family, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Fire Department recognizes BCPS Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Fire Chief Joanne R. Rund on Tuesday night recognized the winners of the 2020 BCPS Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest. The 24 winners and “honorable mention” participants are third-grade students from Baltimore County Public Schools. The poster contest is held each fall and asks elementary students to illustrate the year’s National Fire Prevention Week theme. The 2020 …


Events, Police/Fire

Annual Baltimore County Fire Service memorial set for October 11

TOWSON, MD—A memorial service honoring 59 members of the Baltimore County Fire Service who have died over the past year will be held Sunday, October 11 at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. The service will be broadcast live on Towson UMC’s YouTube channel and also at www.towsonchurch.org. Due to restrictions related to …


Baltimore County officials warn of volunteer firefighter phone scam

TOWSON, MD – A popular phone scam is resurfacing, according to Baltimore County officials. Representatives with the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association say there is currently a scam circulating around the county with regard to telephone solicitations. The scammers call local residents and say they are collecting donations on behalf of the Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Association. Authorities say that …

Baltimore County provides $9.7 million to volunteer fire companies

Baltimore County’s 29 volunteer, rescue, and rehab companies will receive more than $9.7 million in financial support from Baltimore County for Fiscal Year 2019. The county support to the volunteers represents an increase of about $600,000 over last year. The formal announcement of the County’s FY19 contribution to the volunteers was made September 20 at the annual meeting of the …