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June 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Council Confirms Scott Goldstein as Fire Chief (VIDEO)

The County Council voted unanimously on June 16th to confirm Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein as Fire Chief. Goldstein was County Executive Ike Leggett’s nominee for the post. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says Acting Fire Chief Scott Goldstein is his nominee to head the Montgomery County Fire-Rescue Service (MCFRS). “As a 25-year […]

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January 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Another Director Departs Montgomery County

Human Resources Director Joseph Adler is no longer working at Montgomery County government. That’s the word from County Spokesperson Patrick Lacefield who confirmed that Adler left on Tuesday. According to salary information posted on the county’s website, Adler was making over $203,000 as the director of human resources. Adler served as the director of human […]

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December 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

County Officials Launch Pedestrian Safety Campaign in Parking Lots and Shopping Centers (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are reminding residents to look out for each other when out and about this holiday season. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Respect the Space reminders: Drivers are reminded that it is illegal to park a vehicle without disability tags or license in a designated disability parking space. The fine is $250. The individual […]

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December 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Holiday Safety Campaign (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and other county officials held a news briefing at Congressional Plaza on a cold Dec. 8 to spotlight pedestrian safety during the holiday season. Watch the conference in its entirety here: Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger stressed the need to be safe in congested parking lots. Officials reminded motorists […]

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October 31, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Honoring Councilmember Phil Andrews (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Phil Andrews, who on Dec. 1 will conclude 16 years serving on the Council, was honored on Oct. 30 for his efforts to enhance public safety in his long-term role as chair of the Council’s Public Safety Committee. Among the presentations at the meeting was one from County Fire Chief Steve Lohr […]

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August 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Back to School Safety Tips

Children across the region are heading back to school and Montgomery County Fire Chief Steve Lohr is asking all drivers to exercise extra caution and be alert as the school year begins. “Safety is our top priority. With schools back in session, drivers should allow extra time and be on the look-out for children at […]

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August 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Citation for Bravery Awarded to MoCo & NIST Firefighters (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Fire Chief Steve Lohr  presents the Citation for Bravery to Battalion Chief Charles Bailey, Battalion Chief John Dimitriadis, Captain Michael Green, Captain Mark Miller, Captain Walter Ty Stottlemyer,  Firefighter Michael McDonald,  Firefighter Karl Black, Eric Inkrote, Firefighter Kelly Lemmons, Firefighter Oscar Montalvo, Firefighter James Ridgley, Firefigher Anthony Veith III, Firefighter Ryan […]

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July 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

Tips for Safe Disposal of Ash from Barbecue Grills

With grilling season underway, Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Solid Waste Services (DSWS) and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents about the importance of safely disposing of the ash generated when using outdoor grills. Never put out ashes from outdoor barbecues (and fire pits or fireplaces) for collection […]

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July 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Chief Lohr on the Dangers of Leaving Children and Pets in Hot Cars (Video)

With summer temperatures hitting the upper nineties, officials are warning parents and caregivers about leaving children inside hot vehicles.  Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Lohr has more in this summer safety message:

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May 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Travilah Fire Station Ribbon Cutting (Video)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and other officials attended the official opening of Travilah Fire Station #32. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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