montgomery county fire chief

December 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Leggett Names Lohr as New Montgomery Fire Chief

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has named current Interim Fire Chief Steve Lohr as the County’s new Fire Chief. As Interim Chief, Lohr currently supervises four division chiefs and 13 civilian managers who oversee a $218 million operating budget. Chief Lohr is actively engaged in the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) Fire Chiefs Committee […]

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November 27, 2013 | Staff Writer

Keep Your Family Safe This Thanksgiving (Video)

More cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, Montgomery County Fire Chief Steven Lohr is urging residents to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and to keep safety at the top of everyone’s “to do” list this holiday season. “Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a rookie […]

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October 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

“Turn Around, Don’t Drown”

Montgomery County’s fire chief has put out a blog about roads susceptible to flooding in Montgomery County. He also warns residents to stay off the roads and to never drive through a flooded road or bridge. The rule is to “turn around – don’t drown.” ROADS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SUBJECT TO PERIODIC FLOODING:  Down-County Areas […]

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