About Us

Welcome to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services!

We are a combination system of nearly nine-hundred career and volunteer providers operating from thirteen stations across the County. The department is located between Baltimore City and the District of Columbia and provides and receives automatic aid to and from our surrounding partners in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Montgomery and Frederick County.

The Department is statutorily responsible for the administration of the affairs for the County in fire suppression