Towson Fire Station 800 York Rd, Towson, MD21204 The Towson precinct of the Baltimore County Fire Department was built in 1955 and is home to two fire engines, one…More ladder truck and two medics. On an average day, 12 firefighters and four EMTs work out of the building. The station's location is unusual, and there is no signal to alert when a fire truck is about to leave, so drivers should be careful not to block the station's exit, especially during rush hour.
Baltimore County Fire Marshal 700 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD21286 The fire marshal's office conducts inspections and issues permits for compliance with fire code. The office also…More investigates fires when the cause is unknown. The fire marshal may issue fines for violations, including broken fire-detection systems in buildings or overcrowding problems in public facilities.
Baltimore County has had a police department since 1874, when its borders included much of present-day Baltimore…More City. Today, Chief Jim Johnson oversees the modern police department from its sleek, red and silver Joppa Road headquarters. While police operations in Towson are handled from the Towson precinct office on Chesapeake Avenue, administrative functions of the police and fire departments are housed in the Public Safety Building, which county employees affectionately call "The Crystal Palace" for its reflective exterior.
The headquarters building is only open to those with business there. For police assistance, contact the Towson precinct or call 911 for emergencies.
Timothy House Apartments 20 Dunvale Rd, Towson, MD21204 Located a block from York Road and three blocks from the Towson Town Mall, Timothy House Apartments offers…More condominium-style housing for seniors. All units are one bedroom/one bath, and apartments feature such amenities as emergency pull cords, smoke alarms/fire sprinklers, a fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom safety features. Residents have complimentary access to the lounge, a book and video lending library, laundry facilities and on-site beauty and barber services.