Archive for April2011

Fire/EMS Department Valor Awards

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County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor Proudly Salute Heroes of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department at 34th Annual Valor Awards MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III proudly saluted public safety recipients from the County’s Police, Fire/EMS, Corrections, […]

Firefighters Participate in Christmas in April

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On Saturday, April 30, Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor joined Department members and community volunteers in the 23rd Annual Christmas in April, a Prince George’s County program to renovate homes for elderly and disabled homeowners.  Homes across the County were repaired, manicured and provided some TLC and the Fire/EMS Department is just […]

Three Pedestrians Injured

Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics from the Temple Hills area were alerted at 12:20 pm today, Saturday, April 30, 2011, of a pedestrian vs car crash. Fire/EMS units responded and found three male victims near or at a car wash at Branch Avenue and Curtis Drive. The patients sustained an array of injuries and have been […]

Firefighter/Medics Credited with Saving the Life of a Person after Collapsing at the Fire/EMS Station

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor presented several deserving personnel Emergency Services Awards for their roles in saving the life of a young woman.  He made the award presentation at the Landover Hills Fire/EMS Station on Friday afternoon On the evening of April 27, 2011, a young woman was dropping off an individual […]

Firefighter/Medics Awarded for Actions During Takoma Park Bank Incident

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The crew staffing Fire/EMS apparatus from the Chillum-Adelphi area on the morning of January 28, 2011, were presented Emergency Services Awards for their actions on the scene of a Takoma Park bank robbery.  Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor visited the Chillum-Adelphi Fire/EMS Station #834 on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 and presented the awards to […]

MEDIA ADVISORY – Elected and Civic Leaders to Fight Fire

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 State of Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, County Executive Rushern Baker and a host of other elected and civic leaders are scheduled to face the hottest issue of their careers on Friday.  We have made arrangements for you to have a front row seat. The Prince George’s County […]

County Executive Baker Announces Appointment of Barry L. Stanton as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

PRESS RELEASE  For immediate release: April 27, 2011 For Information Contact: Scott L. Peterson Acting Director of Communications Office of the County Executive (240) 619-9400 Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Announces Appointment of Barry L. Stanton as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Public Safety Recent Frederick County Manager and Former Director of […]

Storm was Vivid with Damage Minimal

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A strong weather system passed through Prince George’s County this evening.  This is just the first series of storms that are forecast through tonight and into tomorrow.  This storm system produced torrential rain and high winds.  Several Fire/EMS Department members witnessed funnel clouds forming in the Clinton […]

Largo Home Fire Displace Residents and Injure Firefighter

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A Largo home sustained significant damage resulting in a family of two displaced and a firefighter injured this Easter afternoon. Fire/EMS units arrived at about 2:45 pm at a 2-story single family home in the 1700 block of Albert Drive and reported heavy fire showing. Firefighters initiated […]

PGFD Supports Hyattsville PD Sergeant Suzie Johnson

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The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department is supporting Sergeant Suzie Johnson of the City of Hyattsville Police Department in her quest to become America’s Most Wanted All-Star. We have provided a link at the bottom of the page for members of our Department to support one of our hometown heroes!!! The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS […]

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