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Wed Sep, 27 2023 @ 15:58
Nature: Withheld
Location: 11007 Manklin Creek Rd - (410) 511- Dist: 381.96 Ft Unit 2 Pennington Estates - Food Lion
Address: Falls Berlin, MD 21811

Wed Sep, 27 2023 @ 15:57
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Berlin

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How We’re Organized

Like many corporations, we have two distinct yet tightly integrated units of our organization – an administrative arm and an operations arm. The administrative unit is led by a president, vice-president, and four board of directors. The president serves as the CAO – Chief Administrative Officer of the fire department.



The operations division of the fire department is led by the fire chief. He or she serves as the COO or Chief Operating Officer of the corporation. They oversee what is called the ‘chain of command. This chain of command is particularly important in that it provides clear direction, lines of communications, and accountability for everyone involved in the chain.

On an incident scene, the chain of command provides for identifying areas of responsibility and accountability for the personal safety of every individual working within the incident command system.

Under this system, each level only reports to one supervisor. Firefighters report to a Lieutenant, who then reports to a Captain. The Captain report to the Assistant Chiefs, who are responsible to the Fire Chief.

Teamwork is the foundation of our success – during an emergency and back at the station. Before you can become a good leader, you need to learn to be a good follower.

Knowing and understanding how you fit into the chain of command will be one of the most important lessons you can learn. Know your position and play it well.

You will receive a copy of our current organizational chart – or chain of command – during your new recruit orientation.

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Fire & EMS Statistics

Fire EMS
January 15 156
Feburary 31 157
March 25 146
April 13 141
May 27 184
June 36 199
July 43 190
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 0
December 0 0
Fire EMS
2023 190 1173
2022 345 1888
2021 334 1899
2020 313 1636