Archive for May2012

Temple Hills House Fire Suspicious with Death Investigation

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters responding to a Temple Hills house fire this evening were cautioned by dispatchers that they were also receiving reports of “shots fired” and a possible domestic.  As firefighters approached the reported scene location in the 5300 block of Lorraine Drive in Temple Hills a large column […]

GAZETTE NEWSPAPER -Work is never predictable for fire/EMS personnel

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Work is never predictable for fire/EMS personnel Prince George’s fire/EMS officials highlight efforts of emergency responders during National EMS Week by Daniel J. Gross, Staff Writer . Things are rarely predictable for Prince George’s County paramedics. One minute they may be in the middle of training, That was the case Wednesday morning for Dave Snyder and Kelli […]

EMS WEEK Statement from County Executive Rushern L. Baker

Press Release For Immediate Release: May 24, 2012 For Information Contact: Scott L. Peterson Deputy Manager of Communications/Press Secretary (240) 619-9400 Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Statement National EMS Week “This morning I ran with the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS department across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.  Along with getting some […]

The Sentinel Newspaper – On call: 17 hours with Medic 830

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On call: 17 hours with Medic 830 Sentinel reporter Dana Amihere and photographer Jim Davis ride along with Prince George’s County paramedics read comments (0)   recommended ( 0 )   print this page   email this page Share This Article: ShareThis Photo by Jim Davis. Paramedic trainee Charles Lisko assists a patient Saturday night. Published on: […]

Benefit for DCFD Fire Fighter AJ Pumilia

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Crash During Harness Race Injure 3 at Rosecroft

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics from the Oxon Hill area were dispatched on one of those calls you just don’t hear very often.  On Tuesday evening, at about 9:00 pm, 911 callers reported a crash on the track of Rosecroft Raceway involving several horses and carts.  […]

Contractor Injured in Lanham Electrical Accident

One man sustained serious burn injuries while working in a Lanham building this afternoon.  At about 1:45 pm Firefighters and Paramedics responded to the Lanham Center at 5900 Princess Garden Parkway for a report of smoke inside the building.  Upon arrival at the high-rise commercial office building firefighters discovered an adult male, 30ish, had sustained […]

FEMA Blog – EMS Week in Prince George’s County, Md.

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FEMA Blog May 22, 2012 EMS Week in Prince George’s County, Md. Posted by: Mark E. Brady, Public Information Officer, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Editor’s note: Each day, in cities across America, people involved in medical emergencies call 911 for assistance. Within minutes, they hear sirens letting them know help is on the way. Whether employed […]

Laurel VFD Holds EMS Open House on Saturday

National EMS Week is May 20-26th, 2012. On May 13, 2011, President Barack Obama announced a Presidential Proclamation, Emergency Medical Services Week. President Obama recognizes that emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, and first responders serve on the front lines of our health care and public health system. He also recognizes that our Nations EMS system […]

County Executive to Run Woodrow Wilson Bridge with Firefighter Recruits

In what has become a “running” tradition of Prince George’s County recruit firefighters will continue on Thursday as funds are raised to assist with fire service related charities. The twenty-seven members of Career Recruit School #45 will raise funds while they are attending the training academy at various events. They have selected the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation […]

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