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Montgomery County Fire Chiefs Association honors female firefighters for International Women’s Day

Historically, firefighting has been a male-dominated field, but the number of female firefighters has been on a steady increase every year. According to Women in Fire, approximately 40,000 women in the United States are currently active in the volunteer fire service. Female firefighters are proving anyone can fight fires at their local fire company. For International Women’s Day, Montgomery County Fire …

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Montgomery County Fire Companies Host Family-Friendly Open Houses

Did you know cooking is the leading cause of household fires in the U.S., accounting for 49% of all home fires?  This is why Montgomery County fire companies are hosting open houses to support the 2023 Fire Prevention Week theme, “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”  This year’s Fire Prevention Week runs from October 8 through …