Archive for January2010


At 1:40 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2010, firefighters and paramedics from Prince George’s and Charles County were alerted to a house fire with a report of an occupant trapped. Amid a winter storm with heavy snowfall and hazardous driving conditions firefighters from Accokeek were the first to arrive at 1:51 PM at 2707 Accokeek Road. […]

Residential Sprinklers Contains Upper Marlboro Fire

A residential sprinkler did what it was designed to do this morning saving an Upper Marlboro family and their home. At 12:54 AM, Friday, January 29, 2010, firefighters were alerted to a fire inside of a house in the 13900 block of West End Farm Road. An engine from Croom Fire/EMS Station #845 was the […]

Woman Introduces Daughter to Firefighters and Paramedics that Saved Them

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Within the first couple hours of their shift on December 6, 2009, Prince George’s County firefighters and paramedics from the Silver Hill Fire/EMS Station #829 handled a call that will remain with them forever. According to the personnel, it was the worst injury they have ever seen and probably ever will see. They think of […]

NBC 4 NEWS – Woman Introduces Baby to Fire Fighter/Medics that Saved Them

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Laurel House Remains Under Investigation

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Firefighters from the Laurel-Beltsville area and surrounding communities worked together to extinguish a fire in a single family home. At about 9:45 AM, Wednesday, January 27, 2010, Fire/EMS units were alerted to a 911 report of a house fire at 13701 Virginia Manor Road in Laurel. Upon arrival they encountered a 1-story single family home […]

Bladensburg House Fire Displaces Family of Four

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Firefighters extinguished a basement fire that displaced a Bladensburg family from their home. At about 4:30 PM, Tuesday, January 26, 2010, Fire/EMS units were dispatched to a 911 report of smoke coming from a house at 5413 Gallatin Street. An engine and ladder truck from Bladensburg were the first to arrive and encountered a 1 […]

Lt. Col. Stagnaro Departs After 24-Year Career

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A consummate professional will soon be leaving the ranks of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. The retirement announcement of Lieutenant Colonel Victor Stagnaro was made by Fire Chief Eugene A. Jones on Monday evening, January 25, 2010. Fire Chief Jones stated, “Deputy Fire Chief Stagnaro had had a stellar career with […]

Strong Weather System Approaches East Coast

A strong storm system that hit the West Coast earlier this week will impact the East Coast today, Sunday, January 24, 2010. The system has prompted the National Weather Service to post a Flash Flood Watch and Coastal Flooding Advisory until Monday, January 25, 2010. This storm system was one of several storms that caused […]

Brief Overview of the Fire/EMS Departments Objectives, Goals & Budget Priorities for FY 2010

Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930

High Honors for Former PGFD Leadership

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Fire Chief Jones, Fire Chief Goddard, NFFF Exec. Director Siarnicki, MFRI Director Edwards and State of Maryland Fire Marshal Barnard. Steven T. Edwards and Fire Chief Jones Ronald J. Siarnicki and Fire Chief Jones William E. Barnard and Fire Chief Jones William F. Goddard and Fire Chief Jones Prince George’s County Fire Chief Eugene A. […]

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