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BALTIMORE CITY
BALTIMORE CITY ARCHIVES
(Fire Department)
1862-1986
BRG20
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Efforts to prevent and combat fires date back to the earliest days of Baltimore. The first attempt to provide fire ...More


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Restricted Record Sub Series Details 1862-1967 Service Records Service records of approximately six thousand firefighters including name, residence, date of birth; former occupation, date of appointment, branch of the service, position, promotions, assignments, sick leave, injuries, charges, commendations, date left service and cause, and occasionally date of death. A number of the service records also have photographs of the ...More

BCA BRG20-1
Details 1938 Fire Incendiary Bureau Preliminary and Suspicious Investigation Reports Reports compiled for fires causing a fatality or injury that are of a suspicious or incendiary origin and on multiple alarms. Includes date, case number, name of owner and occupant, time of alarms, and statements from persons connected with the fire. Available on microfilm at the Fire Department. The agency ...More

BCA BRG20-2
Sub Series Details 1874-1878 Insurance Reports Records of the Maryland Beneficial Association, ah insurance company contracted by the municipal government in 1875 (see Ord. 140) to provide insurance for the firefighters. Includes minutes of its directors regarding the organization of the company in 1874, its by-laws, correspondence about the contract with the city, a copy of ...More

BCA BRG20-3
Sub Series Details 1972-1986 Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Minutes Meeting minutes of the-Board of Fire Commissioners, the policy-making body of the Baltimore City Fire Department. The minutes include budget matters; the promotion, demotion, and commendation of firefighters; rules and regulations; disciplinary hearings; actions of the board; and internal investigations. BCA BRG20-4
Restricted Record Details 1910-1980 Assignment Cards Assignment cards held by the Office of the Chief of the Department meant to give information about active duty personnel. BCA BRG20-5
Sub Series Details 1994-2001 Reports of firest Investigated by the Office of the Fire Marshall BCA BRG20-6