Chief's Message

The South Montgomery County Fire Department was founded in 1974, and a lot has changed over the past 47 years.

Just in the last 12 years, we’ve grown substantially to meet the needs of our rapidly growing community. In 2009, our department experienced a rebirth when the Emergency Services District (ESD) Board moved from contracted services to an ESD-operated fire department — taking us from a totally volunteer fire department to a totally career ESD.

Interim Fire Chief Troy Koteras

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Recent News

January 26, 2022

Rose Trace Fire

January 19, 2022

Pine Wood Hills Fire

January 10, 2022

Fire Chief Robert Hudson Retires

January 7, 2022 SMCFD celebrated Fire Chief Robert Hudson, after almost 13 years with SMCFD he retired from the department.