|Carla D. Blue, Deputy Fire Chief|
Viewing and Funeral Service
Tuesday September 29, 2015.
Mt Ennon Baptist Church
Burial immediately following at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery
Carla D. Blue - Trailblazer - PGFD History
Appointment to Fire Fighter position on 10/09/89
Promoted to Fire Fighter II – 2/10/91
Promoted to Fire Lt. – 1/1/93
Promoted to Fire Captain – 11/23/97
Promoted to Battalion Chief – 2/24/02
Promoted to Fire Major (Assistant Fire Chief) – 12/14/03
Appointment to Deputy Director (Deputy Fire Chief) – 8/30/05
Retirement - effective 10/31/09
Carla D. Blue was assigned to the Director of Public Safety in the Office of the County Executive, she served as the principle special assistant from 1998 to February 2003, providing logistical and administrative support to the County Executive and the Chief Administrative Officer.
In March 2003 Battalion Chief Blue was assigned to the Chief Administrative Officer for the County who was serving as DCAO for Public Safety.
She demonstrated exemplary service In co-chairing the administration of the newly formed Office of Homeland Security, her administrative leadership allowed the County to experience a seamless transition from Task Force Recommendations through opening an on-going operations of a newly created agency.