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Ocean City Fire Chief Gives 'Public Servant' A New Meaning

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Ocean City Fire Chief Chris Larmore was appointed in 2008 by the mayor and city council to oversee a newly merged department of career and volunteer firefighters.
Bryan Russo
Ocean City Fire Chief Chris Larmore was appointed in 2008 by the mayor and city council to oversee a newly merged department of career and volunteer firefighters.

Americans are still closely watching every dollar they make and monitoring every dollar they spend. Yet, one Ocean City public servant is a walking example of how to make the most of $1.

Chris Larmore is the chief of both the volunteer and career fire departments in Ocean City, and although he could get as much as six figures for the 70-plus hours a week he puts in, he chooses to do the job for the paltry sum of just $1 a year.

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