Archive for December2011

The Top Ten “Most Viewed Stories” on www.PGFDNEWS.com in 2011

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Weather and natural disasters including an earthquake, hurricane, flooding and tornados dominated our top viewed stories of 2011.  This list is based merely on the number of “hits” generated and by no means ranks the value of the story itself. The Top Ten Viewed Stories on www.PGFDNEWS.com […]

PGFD Smoke Alarm New Year Resolution Recommendations

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Are you having difficulty in choosing your 2012 New Year Resolutions???  The career, volunteer and civilian men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department (PGFD) have a few ideas for you.  We recommend you adopt the TOP TEN Fire/EMS Department Smoke Alarm […]

Which Officials Have Klout Around Prince George’s County?

Which Officials Have Klout Around Prince George’s County? Patch runs down the Klout scores for Twitter-savvy local and county officials. By Sarah Nemeth Email the author 4:00 pm  Email  Print   Comment       Upload Photos and Videos Klout—a San Francisco-based company that launched in 2008—measures how much influence people have on others via social media such as […]

Leave Fireworks Out of Your New Year Celebrations

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The use of fireworks on New Years Eve into New Years Day is second only to the Fourth of July.   Citizens, residents and visitors should be aware that the use of all consumer fireworks in Prince George’s County is illegal.  Firefighters and Paramedics recommend that you […]

It’s Time to Remove Your Christmas Tree

 MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 It may be time to remove your Christmas tree from inside of your home.  The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department recommends that a well-maintained, watered, tree remain inside of your home no longer than 3 weeks.  Warning – a tree that has already turned […]

NFFF – “Chicago Fire Department – Everyone Goes Home”

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has released a video that should be watched by every member of the Fire/EMS Department and their family.  This video, about 40 minutes in duration, will reinforce everything you learned at the Training Academy.  Do you still practice what you learned??  This is the press release from the NFFF that […]

Baysox program helps 21 families with Assistance from Public Safety

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Baysox program helps 21 families Louie’s Holiday Hope Project brightens holidays for 48 kids Bowie Baysox 12/22/2011 1:21 PM ET Facebook Tweet Digg Print Email BOWIE, MD — The Bowie Baysox and their partners announce today that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project helped 21 families in need, including 48 kids, during the 2011 holiday season. The […]

Firefighters Awarded for Saving a Childs Life – Child and Family Meet the Rescuer’s

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Fire Chief Marc S.Bashoor presented three firefighters with Emergency Services Awards today at a ceremony held at the Clinton Fire/EMS Station.  Chief Bashoor was assisted in his awards presentation by 5-year-old Christina Luckett along with her parents, grandmother and scores of family members and co-workers.  In making the presentation […]

WUSA News – Holiday Safety Tips

ABC NEWS – HOLIDAYS ARE MOST DANGEROUS TIMES FOR HOUSE FIRES

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