DFRS Battalion Chief Joshua Laird Funeral Service

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  4. Funeral Service
Captain Joshia Laird

On Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, Captain Joshua Laird of the Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services lost his life after sustaining injuries sustained in the line of duty. On Friday, Aug. 13, he was posthumously promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief.

Battalion Chief Laird, 46, of Fairfield, Pa., was a 21-year veteran of the FCDFRS. He joined Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services on July 31, 2000 as part of Recruit Class 4. Upon graduating, he was assigned to Green Valley Station 25 as a Firefighter I. Throughout his 21 years of service he served at New Market Fire Company, Westview, Spring Ridge, United, Carroll Manor, Braddock Heights, and as a Safety Officer. He ended his last alarm at Green Valley Fire Station 25. Battalion Chief Laird is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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The funeral service can be viewed at https://livestream.com/msmu/events/9801929.  

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