Archive for July2012

Media Ride-Along at the Largo/Kettering Station #846

NBC 4 NEWS I-TEAM REPORT – DISTRACTED DRIVING

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Photo Day at St. Joe’s

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I was pleased to have particpated with Firefighter/Medics from the St. Joseph Fire/EMS Station #806 in a photo day.  Personnel particpating were photogrpahed by shift in regular work uniform, with PPE and in Class A uniforms.  A large group image was taken with Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor. Here is just a smaple of images […]

Fire/EMS Department Awarded Federal Grant to Hire Firefighters

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department was notified late this week that we were awarded a federal grant to hire 18 new firefighters.  The Fire/EMS Department has been awarded $2,589,516 to hire 18 new fire fighters under the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response […]

Fire Chief Announces Promotions

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor spent Friday evening, July 27, notifying sixteen members of their promotion.  He was able to personally contact three soon-to-be Lieutenants personally at their respective Fire/EMS Stations.  The other individuals were contacted by phone.  A formal promotional ceremony will be […]

Department Promotions

Please join me in congratulating the following folks on their promotions that will be effective Sunday August 12, 2012. I had the distinct honor meeting and or speaking with most of them today. CAPTAIN:Michael Marshall LIEUTENANT:Ryan AdkinsJames BillingsKimberly BunnNicole DuppinsDonald FletcherChristopher HillCarey HolseyBrent LockwoodMichael MooreheadMichael PerrittJohn ScruggsJustin SheaIsrael TabakRafael Wells TECHNICIAN Chad Boggs Congratulations to […]

Golf Course Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 3:30 pm, Wednesday, July 25, firefighters were dispatched to the Henson Creek Golf Course located in the 1600 block of Tucker Road in Fort Washington. The golf course is operated by the Maryland National Capitol Park and Planning Commission. Firefighters arrived to find a large […]

District Heights Apartment Fire – Rochelle Avenue

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 7:45 pm a County Police Officer saw a column of smoke and tracked down the source to an apartment building on fire in District Heights. The Police Lieutenant immediately notified dispatchers and proceeded to enter the burning building.  He knocked on as many apartment doors […]

Apparent Drowning in Laurel Pond

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics from the Laurel area and the Technical Rescue Services Team worked to find a teenager that had gone missing in a Laurel pond on Tuesday evening.  Just before 8:45 pm Fire/EMS units were alerted to a possible drowning at a pond in a […]

Train VS SUV Results in One Injury in Hyattsville

View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. Video courtesy of NBC 4 Washington Web Site Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics worked for nearly 30 minutes to free a female trapped in her SUV after being involved in a collision with a CSX freight train.  The incident occurred at about 10:00 am at the crossing in the […]

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