This evening WMAR posted a story about their investigation into interoperability issues in the radio communications between Harford and Cecil Counties, focusing on an incident on September 15 when an officer with the Susquehanna Hose Company (SHCO) from Havre de Grace (Harford County) was injured fighting a fire in Elkton.
While I’m not a first responder, I am the daughter, granddaughter, and niece of former members of SHCO so this story hits close to my heart. Now a resident of Perryville (Cecil County), I wrote in July about what I perceived to be a breakdown in emergency radio communications. Read it here
I’m hoping this isn’t the last we hear of this story.