Archive for September2011

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Golf Tournament

Renditions Golf Course would liketo invite you to take part of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation  Golf Tournament Renditions Golf CourseDavidsonville Maryland 21035October 7th, 2011Registration starts at 6:30amShotgun Start at 8:00am / Best Ball Tournament Format ~$125 donation per player~Range Balls prior to start~Continental Breakfast~On Course Beverages~Lunch and Silent Auction~Door Prize Entry~Hole in one for […]

Firefighters Battle Four Fires Within 12 Hours

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Prince George’s County Firefighters battled four unrelated structure fires within a 12-hour period.  These fires, 3 single family homes and 1 apartment, resulted in an estimated  $135,000 in fire loss and displaced 13 adults and 3 children from their homes.  The County Citizen Services Unit and […]

Fire Prevention Month – Open House Events!!!

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 October has traditionally been the month that Fire Departments highlight the need to practice fire prevention education.  Although, in Prince George’s County, firefighters take this responsibility to heart and to your front door all year long.  Firefighters throughout the course of the year go door-to-door throughout communities […]

Safety Tips to Avoid the Tragedy of Home Drowning

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Tragically, there have been two separate incidents of death of young children by (reported) drowning in Prince George’s County, Maryland, within hours of each.   The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is the lead agency in the Prince George’s County Coalition of Safe Kids USA […]

Berwyn Heights House Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Just before 3:00 pm today Fire/EMS units were alerted to smoke coming from a single family home in Berwyn Heights.  Firefighters arrived quickly in the 8800 block of Cunningham Drive and found a 1-story home with heavy smoke showing.  Firefighters initiated a search of the house and […]

Something Went Wrong in CHEM 242 Class

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 12:30 pm today firefighters, paramedics, hazardous material units and University of Maryland (UMD) officials responded to a report of an explosion inside the Chemistry Building on the main campus in College Park. Firefighters from College Park Fire/EMS Station #812 were first alerted to investigate an […]

Fire Storm “Department Citation” Presented

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor presented his first “Department Citation” to the Capitol Heights Fire/EMS Station for their participation on February 19, 2011.  High winds and dry conditions on that day generated the busiest day in the history of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department.  Chief Bashoor will be presenting the Department Citation […]

Capitol Heights Fire/EMS Station Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesman, 240-508-7930 The renovation of the Capitol Heights Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Station 805, located at 6061 Old Central Avenue in Capitol Heights, Maryland, was recently completed and was commemorated on Sunday, September 25, 2011.  The newly renovated facility includes state-of-the-art features and equipment, which will provide a functional […]

Capitol Heights Fire/EMS Station Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting of the recently renovated Capitol Heights Fire/EMS Station will be held this weekend.  Members of the public and media are invited to attend to witness what has been, literally, years in the making.  The Capitol Heights Fire/EMS Station is located at 6061 Central […]

Pink Fire Trucks

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Three pieces of fire apparatus painted pink for breast cancer awareness are on display at the National Harbor today. They will visit Capitol Hill later this afternoon and return to the National Harbor for a 7:00 pm parade. They are asking any Fire Department wishing to join them to please do so. The Prince George’s […]

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