Archive for October2009

PGFD Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

Prince George’s County Fire Chief Eugene A. Jones holds a round table discussion with Volunteer Chiefs that will share their success stories in recruiting and retaining volunteer members. Additionally, there is video produced by the Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association promoting volunteer recruitment. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer member with one […]

Emergency Personnel Receive H1N1 Vaccine

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Fire Fighter/Medic Captain Steve Kling receives the nasal H1N1 Vaccine administered by Paramedic Captain Mary Crampton. Volunteer William “Bill” Honeycutt from Forestville receives a H1N1 shot. Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel are most often the first point of physical contact with our citizens and residents when they become ill. As such, […]

Drowning Crash Victim Saved by Fire Fighters and Paramedics

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Photo by: Fire Fighter/Medic Ed Aldaco Photo by: Mark E. Brady Prince George’s County Fire Fighter/Medics are credited with saving the life of a 23–year-old Clinton woman that is 8-months pregnant. At about 10:10 AM, Saturday, October 24, 2009, Sadé Davis lost control of her vehicle and left the rain slickened roadway in the 8900 […]

NBC NEWS 4 Video Story of the Rescue of Sade Davis

Original air date of October 28, 2009 View more news videos at: http://www.nbcwashington.com/video.

“TRICK OR TREAT – WE WANT TO HEAR BEEP, BEEP, BEEP”

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighters are going “trick or treating” and it may be the homeowner that receives the treat. On Sunday, November 1, 2009, citizens and residents will set their clocks back one hour to standard time. It is during this time of year that firefighters remind […]

SEAT PLEASANT VOLUNTEERS WORKING FOR FIRE PREVENTION

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On Saturday, October 10th, the Seat Pleasant Volunteer Fire Company attended the annual Pepper Mill Parade at the Pepper Mill Recreation Center. On Wednesday, October 7th, the Seat Pleasant Volunteer Fire Company attended a back to school night and ice cream social at the Seat Pleasant Elementary School. By: Jeff Mehaffey President, Seat Pleasant Volunteer […]

CHANGE YOUR CLOCK – CHANGE YOUR BATTERY

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Firefighters know the importance of home fire safety. That’s why the men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department encourage participation in the annual home fire safety program called: Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery! Sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Energizer brand batteries, the program urges you to adopt […]

Fire/EMS Department Promotions

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Lieutenant Colonel Angela M. Peden Michael K. Linynsky, Fire Fighter/Medic Lieutenant Christian B. Wargo, Fire Fighter/Medic Lieutenant Brian J. Frankel, Fire Fighter/Medic Lieutenant Jon M. Wilson, Fire Fighter/Medic Technician Gregory T. Mangum, Fire Fighter/Medic Technician Carlton A. Archer, Fire Fighter/Medic Technician Shaun P. Duppins, Fire Fighter/Medic Technician James M. Stewart, Jr., Fire Fighter Technician As […]

CLINTON CRASH INVOLVES VEHICLE IN WATER

At about 10:10 AM, Saturday, October 24, 2009, EMS units from the Clinton Fire/EMS Station were dispatched to a medical emergency at a home in the 8700 block of Temple Hill Road, however, ended up at the scene of a motor vehicle crash involving a critical injury. Ambulance 825 and Paramedic 825 were flagged down […]

Grand Opening of Northview Community Fire/EMS Station

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Photography by: Mike Yourishin, Jeff Callaway and Mark Brady Prince George’s County celebrated the grand opening of our newest Community Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Station on Thursday, October 22, 2009. Northview Fire/EMS Station 816, located at 14901 Health Center Drive in Bowie, Maryland, opened with […]

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