Fort Detrick Fire and Emergency Services Department is a leader in the Department of Defense. We proudly protect a diverse community, which is rated as one of the safest in the nation. This Department provides unique services protecting Soldiers, Families, and Civilians in a wide variety of facilities from family housing to laboratories that explore ways to improve the nation's health and fight cancer. We provide fire protection, crash fire and rescue, emergency medical services, confined space rescue and hazardous materials incident mitigation.
Career Firefighters at Fort Detrick administer local public fire education and a proactive facility inspection campaign. Fort Detrick also provides mutual aid in parts of Frederick City and Frederick County.
The Fire Desk non-emergency number is (301) 619-2528.
The Fort Detrick Fire Department is a member of the National Fire Protection Association.
As a team of highly trained and dedicated professionals, it is our mission to provide the highest standard of service to all those who may seek our help. We are a service provider, and we stand ready to provide fire suppression, fire prevention and education, rescue services, and emergency medical care. We will faithfully provide these vital services, promptly and safely to any person who resides in, works in, or visits the Fort Detrick, Forest Glen and the surrounding communities.
Personnel of the Fort Detrick Fire and Emergency Services, through our commitment to innovation, service, and excellence will always strive to be leaders in fire and life safety services and continue to improve the quality of service delivered to our customers ensuring "Everyone Goes Home."