Public Safety & Law

How do I join the Baltimore City Fire Department?
How do I get a Crime Watch sign for my neighborhood?

Contact the Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice to inquire about Crime Watch signs. Learn more about Operation Crime Watch on the Four Steps To Fighting Crime web site.

City agency
Criminal Justice
How do I get an incident report for a fire or an emergency medical incident?

The Baltimore City Fire Department investigates and produces a report on any fire or when someone is treated and transported to a hospital. To obtain a report, you can mail a request to the Fire Department at 401 E. Fayette St, Sixth Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 ATTN: Incident Reports or you can visit the same location to obtain a report. The cost is $25 payable by check or money order.

City agency
Fire Department
How do I get a fire fighter or fire truck to visit my school?

The Baltimore City Fire Department encourages teachers and schools to invite BCFD to talk about fire safety, smoke alarms, fire prevention and even teach hands-only CPR. To have a BCFD firefighter or apparatus visit your school, please contact BCFD Community Outreach by emailing Capt. Deirdre Weems ([email protected]).

The Office of the Fire Marshal presents lifesaving information which also includes Fire Safety. Presentations include, but are not limited to, Pre-fire Planning, Fire Drills, Safe exits way out (TWO), Meeting Places, (Once Out-Stay Out), Working Smoke Detectors (one on every floor including the basement), keeping matches & lighters out of the reach of minors, Heating equipment safety (space heaters, Kerosene, portable etc.) and other issues that may arise.

City agency
Fire Department
Can I pay my fire related code enforcement fees online?

At this time, fees cannot be paid online. To make a payment, please contact the Office of the Fire Marshal at 410.396.5752.

City agency
Fire Department