OCFD HQ slated for 3,852 sq. ft. expansion
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OCFD HQ slated for 3,852 sq. ft. expansion

(Aug. 1, 2014) Under a particularly tight budget, the city plans to move forward this…

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Fire department holds first combined awards ceremony
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Fire department holds first combined awards ceremony

(March 28, 2014) The Ocean City Fire Department held its first department-wide awards ceremony this…

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Year begins with near overhaul of  IAFF leadership
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Year begins with near overhaul of IAFF leadership

(Jan. 3, 2014) Ocean City’s firefighters’ union has started the new year with a near-complete…

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Deaths in St. Paul’s rectory fire officially ruled suicide, homicide
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Deaths in St. Paul’s rectory fire officially ruled suicide, homicide

(Dec. 6, 2013) Preliminary findings from city agencies investigating last week’s deadly fire at St.…

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Church fire claims lives of two; bizarre circumstances under investigation
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Church fire claims lives of two; bizarre circumstances under investigation

(Nov. 29, 2013) A fire in the rectory of St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in…

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State SCBA grant a windfall for Ocean City Fire Department
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State SCBA grant a windfall for Ocean City Fire Department

(Feb. 8, 2013) The recent $383,325 federal grant to the Ocean City Fire Department will…

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OCVFC wary of city’s MOU request
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OCVFC wary of city’s MOU request

(Dec. 14, 2012) A surprise request from City Hall to revise the Ocean City Volunteer…

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Fire guts ground level store at Majestic, but hotel itself saved
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Fire guts ground level store at Majestic, but hotel itself saved

(Oct. 25, 2013) An intense fire last Friday afternoon threatened one of downtown Ocean City’s…

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New OCFD hires will soon be active; ‘13 response times drop
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New OCFD hires will soon be active; ‘13 response times drop

(Oct. 18, 2013) Ocean City’s Fire Department is making headway in efforts to close its…

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Resort, surrounding agencies conduct emergency exercise
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Resort, surrounding agencies conduct emergency exercise

(Oct. 4, 2013) Besides the will to practice and rehearse, true preparedness often takes a…

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