Fire Chief (Ret.)
Prince George's County, MD, Fire/EMS Department
Chief Bashoor is a 42-year fire service veteran, having served for 30 years with the Prince George’s County Maryland Fire/EMS Department, including 6-1/2 years as Chief of Department. Chief Bashoor also spent 5 years as the Emergency Services Director for Mineral County West Virginia, and most recently 3-1/2 years as the Public Safety Director for Highlands County Florida. Chief Bashoor is a nationally certified Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor, and Fire Inspector, has presented at most of the North American conferences and has lectured on behalf of NFPA in São Paulo Brazil and Beijing China. Currently serving as the Executive Editor for FireRescue1.com, Chief Bashoor is also a member of the Emergency Responder Safety Institute and serves on various other boards and commissions serving the fire service nationally.