Lohr took over supervision of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services’ four division chiefs and 13 civilian managers after Bowers left. The MCFRS has a $218 million operating budget.
Prior to becoming interim chief, Lohr served as Chief of Operations since 2008. He started as a firefighter and worked his way up to battalion chief before taking over a series of senior administrative positions.
Lohr makes an annual salary of $155,703.19, according to county data. Before his departure, Bowers received a $190,000 annual salary.