Full Name
William Ball
Job Title
Assistant Chief
Williamsport Fire - EMS
Speaker Bio
William Ball is a 40-plus-year veteran of the fire service, with experience working in volunteer, and combination departments in suburban, rural and countywide settings. He is currently the assistant fire/EMS chief for Williamsport, MD, Volunteer Fire - Emergency Medical Services, where he has been an active responder for the last 33 years, 20 of which he served as fire chief. Ball is also a employed with the City of Hagerstown, MD, Fire Department for the past 24 years serving as a fire apparatus operator, instructor and battalion aide. He holds an associate degree in fire science and safety technology, is a certified Fire Officer IV, Blue Card Incident Commander, and has completed more than 2,000 hours of training.