Archive for August2010

Incident Summary – Week of August 22, 2010

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Fire/EMS Station Grand Opening

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting St. Joseph Community Fire/EMS Station #806 Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The men and women of the largest and busiest combination Fire/EMS Departments in the Country invite you to join them as they cut the ribbon and open a new state of the art community Fire/EMS Station. […]

PGFD Pays Tribute to Iron and Steel: NYC to Arlington Motorcycle Run

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On Saturday, August 28, 2010, the Iron and Steel: NYC to Arlington Motorcycle Run passed through Prince George’s County, MD. The group was escorting several sections of World Trade Center steel from New York City to Arlington, Virginia, and included 500+ motorcycles and numerous fire department vehicles. About fifty career and volunteer members of the Prince […]

Fire/EMS Station Injury

A teen-aged male was injured while performing community service at a Fire/EMS Station. Just before 3:00 pm, Friday, August 27, 2010, an approximately 18-year-old male sustained injuries when he fell through a skylight on the roof of the Greenbelt Fire/EMS Station and dropped approximately 15 feet to the floor below. The teen was using a […]

PGFD PROFILE – Reaching the Summit of Mount Rainier

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Story by: Acting Fire Fighter/Medic Lieutenant Jaimee L. Joroff Choosing a career as a firefighter comes with inherent and obvious challenges and dangers. There is a risk of injury and death on every call for help that you respond to. There are also many benefits and rewards […]

MVC Involving Fatality

At about 8:00 am firefighters and paramedics responded to a motor vehicle crash on Martin Luther King Highway at Route 50 in Lanham. Upon arrival firefighters found a vehicle overturned and fully involved with fire. After extinguishing the fire a deceased occupant was found trapped inside. No information on the victim is available at this […]

Incident Summary for Week of August 15

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The Sentinel

The Sentinel

A Promotion and A Proud Father

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A promotion to a higher rank is a result of hard work, self sacrifice and many hours studying promotional material. A promotion to a higher rank is always a proud moment and marks the completion of a long process. It’s also a prestigious moment when the County Fire Chief personally visits your station and presents […]

Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Annual Convention

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The Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (PGCVFRA) and Ladies Auxiliary will hold their Annual Convention in September. The PGCVFRA represents 38 volunteer fire and rescue corporations throughout the County. The 2010 convention will be held the week of September 12-18, 2010. This is the 88th annual convention and 80th for the Ladies […]

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