Firehouse® Interview: Chief James S. Clack Baltimore City Fire Department

James S. Clack was appointed the 17th fire chief to serve in Baltimore, MD, in March 2008. He is the first fire chief to be appointed from outside the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD). Clack spent the first 22 years of his career in Minneapolis...


This is the future of the fire service, and the members of the BCFD are proud to be on the "cutting edge" when it comes to community risk reduction. Our motto "Pride Protecting People" is lived out every day here in Baltimore.