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Episode 107 | Interview with Hagerstown Fire Chief Steve Lohr

Situational Awareness Matters Radio

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Chief Lohr on SafetyIn this episode I interview Hagerstown Fire Chief Steve Lohr. After serving 30 years with Montgomery County Fire Department, Chief Lohr accepted a position with the Hagerstown Fire Department – a department much smaller than his previous department and with far fewer resources. We discuss the safety and the improvements the department is working on.

Length: 63 minutes
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In this interview with Chief Lohr, we discuss how he is working to change a culture and to improve safety for the members of the Hagerstown Fire Department. Listen in as he shares important messages about safety complacency, culture, situational awareness, politics and succession planning.

This episode will also be available a video on the SAMattersTV YouTube.


Our sponsor:
Midwest Fire

Our Guest
Chief Steve Lohr
Hagerstown Fire Department

Intro music
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records

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