Commissioners Court Announces New Fire Marshal

There’s a new fire marshal in town! Harris County Commissioners Court recently appointed Chief Deputy Laurie L. Christensen as the county’s new fire marshal.

Christensen is a retired member of the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department with more than 25 years of experience in emergency response, including 18 years as a chief officer. Prior to working at Harris County, Christensen was fire marshal in La Porte.

Since 1974, the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office (HCFMO) has worked to keep the public safe through training and education, emergency response, permitting, investigations, and more.

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