Archive for April2012

Emergency Service Awards Presented to Public Safety Members

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On April 16, 2012, Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor met with County Police Chief Mark Magaw, Assistant Police Chief Kevin Davis and Sheriff Melvin High at the District Heights Community Fire/EMS Station #826.  Fire Chief Bashoor presented Emergency Services Awards and Letters of Commendation to Firefighter/Medics, Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs for their […]

Commercial Building Fire – 7400 Livingston Road

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A fire reported at around 5:15 am, Monday, April 30, caused significant damage to a 1-1/2 story commercial building.  Firefighters from the Oxon Hill/Fort Washington area responded to a commercial building in the 7400 block of Livingston Road and arrived to find fire showing from the rear of the building.  The fire was quickly contained […]

House Fire – Pumphrey Drive in District Heights

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Just before 8:00 pm, Sunday, April 29, firefighters responded to a 2-story single family home in the 3300 block of Pumphrey Drive in District Heights for a reported house fire.  Firefighters arrived to find fire showing from the second floor with all occupants having safely escaped after a neighbor knocked on their door to tell […]

Departmental Crash Involving Ambulance

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Four people hurt after ambulance hit by truck in Clinton, MD: MyFoxDC.com A Prince George’s County Ambulance was involved in a three vehicle motor vehicle crash involving injuries.  The ambulance involved was transporting a patient to Southern Maryland Hospital when the crash occurred.  The incident happened at […]

PGFD Christmas in April

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On Saturday, April 28, Firefighters will work with Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III and join over a thousand Prince George’s County community volunteers to renovate 86 homes for elderly and disabled homeowners during the 24th Annual Christmas program.  Since 1989, Prince George’s County Christmas in April has repaired and renovated over 2000 […]

Fire/EMS Department 2011 Valor Awards

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Photo by Michael J. Yourishin The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department recently presented Medals of Valor to deserving individuals for their actions on incidents in 2011.  Additionally, a Firefighter and Paramedic of the Year were recognized for their outstanding performance.  The Valor Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at […]

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Fire/EMS Department Participates in Mass Casualty Exercise

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department participated in a region wide mass Casualty Incident (MCI) on Wednesday April 26. today.  The scenario for the drill involved a mid air collision of two aircraft during an aerial demonstration show at Andrews Air Force Base.  One aircraft goes down into a spectator area at Andrews […]

Post Incident Neighbor Intervention Program (PINIP)

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Firefighters knock on doors after fatal carbon monoxide leak in Oxon Hill: MyFoxDC.com View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com.

Firefighters to Canvass Communities with Carbon Monoxide Safety Info

As a result of todays tragic incident involving carbon monoxide, Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor has issued an order for all Firefighters and Paramedics to canvass communities within their respective areas.  Firefighters throughout Prince George’s County will go door-to-door Wednesday testing smoke alarms and providing safety information about carbon monoxide.Fire Chief Bashoor […]

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