Message from the Chief

Chief Ford

I am pleased to welcome you to the Baltimore City Fire Department website. It is an honor to be a part of the over 1,700 amazing and committed public servants who proudly serve the great City of Baltimore and its 620,000 residents.

Like this great city, our Fire Department is rich with history and traditions. We value and celebrate our rich history as we strive daily to improve ourselves by staying on the cutting edge of technology and utilizing best practices. This ensures that we provide high quality emergency response with customer service that is second to none.

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Fire Chief Niles R. Ford, PhD 
Baltimore City