Deputy State Fire Marshal of the Year from Lower Shore office

OCEAN CITY — Deputy State Fire Marshal Thomas Harr of the Lower Eastern Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal has been named the recipient of the: 2016 “James C. Robertson, Deputy State Fire Marshal of the Year” award.   State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci made the presentation during a ceremony at the Maryland State Firemen’s […]

Thanksgiving a leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment

The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast.  On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family in the home.  “Holidays are a time of celebration. Please follow these simple guidelines to ensure a fire safe Thanksgiving […]

Maryland Open Burning Ban questions and answers

Marylanders are reminded of safety and jurisdictional requirements when burning outdoors.  Open air burning is defined as a fire where any material is burned in the open or in a receptacle other than a furnace, incinerator, or other equipment connected to a stack or chimney.  It also includes other fires such as campfires.       Alternatives to […]