Police/Fire, Politics

Baltimore County Fire Chief Preis to retire December 31st

Baltimore County Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III announced on Thursday that he would  retire on December 31, 2018, to begin a new career in the private sector. At the request of County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., he will serve for several months as a transition advisor to the County Executive. Olszewski has named Assistant Chief Jennifer L. Aubert-Utz to …


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WMVFC to hold grand opening for new station on Saturday

As previously reported here at NottinghamMD.com, a new, state-of-the-art White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company station will hold its grand opening on Saturday, supported by a multi-million dollar contribution from Baltimore County. The new, $6.9 million station, located at 10331 Philadelphia Road (21162), replaces WMVFC’s previous facility located at 5419 Ebenezer Road. Baltimore County Fire Department Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III is scheduled to …


High-risk neighborhoods are focus of new program to prevent fires, carbon monoxide tragedies

A $589,000 federal grant will help Baltimore County fire officials provide public education about preventing fires and carbon monoxide-related incidents, especially in neighborhoods at higher risk from these tragedies. Fire officials, along with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, kicked off the program on Friday morning at the Randallstown home of Theodore and Geraldine Barham.  The Barhams …

WMVFC members deployed to Texas to help with Harvey response

Four Baltimore County Fire Department personnel have been deployed to assist with emergency response to the historic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey.  Two of those individuals are members of White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company. Two firefighters were deployed early Sunday morning as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s Pennsylvania Task Force #1, a team of specially trained …

Kingsville VFC breaks ground on new station

Ground has been broken. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz joined President Bob Chaney, Councilman David Marks, Captain Don Coster, Fire Chief Kyrle Preis, members of the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company (KVFC), state and federal representatives, and community members to break ground Tuesday on the $2.9 million renovation and expansion of Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company. Baltimore County has committed to supporting …