Archive for October2010

Upper Marlboro House Fire – Matapeake Drive

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Prince George’s County Firefighters were alerted to a house fire just after 2:00 pm, Thursday, October 28, 2010, in Upper Marlboro. The first arriving engine from Forestville Fire/EMS Station #823 encountered a 2-story single family home in the 2900 block of Matapeake Drive with fire showing from […]

3-Alarm Apartment Building Fire with Fatality – UPDATE

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 View more news videos at: http://www.nbcwashington.com/video.Firefighters from the Suitland area responded to a report of a fire at 3362 Curtis Drive at about 4:30 am. Fire/EMS units arrived to find heavy fire conditions on the terrace level, rear side of the building. Residents egress via the center […]

College Park House Fire – Duke Street

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Just after 5:00 pm, Friday, October 22, 2010, firefighters from the College Park area were alerted to a house fire in the College Park Woods community. Firefighters from Branchville were the first to arrive at 3424 Duke Street and reported smoke coming from the house. Upon entering the […]

2-Alarm Forestville Townhouse Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 1:45 pm a fire was reported at a townhouse in the 6300 block of Hil Mar Circle East in Forestville. Firefighters arrived to find a row of 2-story with basement, sprinklered, townhouses with heavy smoke coming from the roof area. A fire appears to have […]

Employee Awards

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Eugene A. Jones bestowed three awards to deserving members of the Fire/EMS Department today. The presentations were made today, Thursday, October 21, 2010, in the Office of the Fire Chief, Headquarters, Largo, MD. The first award presented was for the September Employee of the Month. This award was presented to […]

St. Joseph Community Fire/EMS Station Becomes Operational

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 On August 31, 2010, a ceremonial grand opening was held for the St. Joseph Community Fire/EMS Station in Springdale. A number of unfinished construction items prevented the station from being operational until now. The Fire/EMS Department has signed off on the construction items, received a temporary Use […]

Firefighters Initiative – Helping Hearts for Troops

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A team of Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics are coordinating an effort that is sure to make our troop’s holidays a little brighter. Helping Hearts for Troops are collecting items for care packages that will be delivered to our troops overseas. The Firefighter/Medics are looking forward to a successful campaign with everyone’s cooperation and generosity for […]

Beltsville Townhouse Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s and Montgomery County Firefighters were alerted to a townhouse fire at about 3:00 pm, Wednesday, October 20, 2010.  Firefighters from the Beltsville/Calverton Fire/EMS Station arrived first at 3762 Evans Trail Way in Beltsville and encountered a 2-story, with basement, non-sprinklered, middle of the row townhouse […]

PGFD Battalion Realignment

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Family Sickened by CO from Generator Inside Home

At about 7:45 am, Friday, October 15, 2010, Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics from Silver Hill Fire/EMS Station #829 were dispatched to check on the welfare of an adult male that requested his neighbor call 911. Firefighter/Medics arrived at the single family home in the 3500 block of 29th Avenue in Temple Hills to find a […]

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