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Latest News: Howard County Fire Chief Pinning Ceremony

Marriottsville, MD – The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) will hold the official pinning ceremony for newly appointed Fire Chief, Christine M. Uhlhorn.

Chief Uhlhorn was appointed by Howard County Executive Calvin Ball on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 as the first female fire chief of Howard County. The pinning ceremony will be immediately followed by a photo op and tours of the new HCDFRS headquarters.

WHO:              Fire Chief Christine M. Uhlhorn

                          Howard County Executive Calvin Ball HCDFRS Personnel

WHAT:             Fire Chief Pinning Ceremony

WHEN:            Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM 

WHERE:          HCDFRS Headquarters

                         2201 Warwick Way, Marriottsville, MD 21104

All photos and video of the pinning ceremony will be shared via HCDFRS social media. Please credit HCDFRS when sharing these images. For more information please contact the HCDFRS Media Line, 410-313-6039.

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