Business, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Fire Department unveils $40 million in new apparatus

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Fire Department this week unveiled a nearly $40 million investment in new, state-of-the-art fire and EMS apparatus. A press briefing introducing the new apparatus was held on Wednesday, July 7th.  County Executive John Olszewski Jr. and Fire Chief Joanne Rund were in attendance at the event. The new apparatus replaces existing units that have aged out of …


Business, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Fire Department announces five promotions

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Fire Department Chief Joanne Rund on Thursday announced promotions to the ranks of EMS Lieutenant and Fire Apparatus Driver-Operator (FADO). Two members have been promoted to EMS Lieutenant: PM Drew Williams PM Krystal Kelly Three members have been promoted to Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator: EMT/FF William Packo EMT/FF Jesse Spruell EMT/FF Adam Webster The promotions are effective June …


Baltimore County Fire Department promotes two to Division Chief

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Fire Department Chief Joanne Rund has announced the promotion of two to the rank of Division Chief, the department’s third-highest rank. Fire Director Marcus Johnson (pictured above-left), 39, is an 18-year veteran of the department, currently assigned to oversee the Fire Marshal’s Office. “I’ve always had an interest in the fire service since high school,” he …

Baltimore County Fire Department invests $720,000 in CPR devices

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Baltimore County Fire Department has invested $720,000 in automatic CPR devices – enough to equip every career and volunteer medic unit. These LUCAS Chest Compression System machines perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation automatically and at an optimal pace.  They will be placed in the field this week on medic units that do not already have them. The Department purchased …