Fire marshals participate in law enforcement torch run
— Deputy state fire marshals from the Upper Eastern Regional Office in Easton supported Special Olympics of Maryland on Wednesday, June 6, by running in the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
The fire marshals ran side by side with their law enforcement partners down U.S. Route 50, starting in Talbot County and passing the torch to other officers near the Queen Anne’s/Talbot county line.
The fire marshals helped raise funds to support the Special Olympics.
The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is to increase awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people 8 years of age and older with intellectual disabilities.
The Special Olympics give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness; demonstrate courage; experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts; skills; and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Deputy State Fire Marshals John Grothe, Brad Childress and Chris Fenzel prepare for the Law Enforcement Torch Run.