Archive for August2012

Firefighter Interview Availability at 12 Noon

The Firefighter that made the rescue of an adult female from 3317 Huntley Square Drive last night will be available for interviews this afternoon. He will be at the St. Joseph's Fire/EMS Station 806 at 2901 St. Joseph Drive in Springdale between 12 noon and 1 pm today. Please let me know if anyone from […]

Mount Rainier Building Fire – 34th Street

Prince George’s County Firefighters battled a fire in Mount Rainier early Friday morning.  At around 3:30 am, August 31, firefighters were dispatched to a building fire in the 3800 block of 34th Street.  Fire/EMS units arrived to find fire showing from the roof of a 2-story building with a commercial occupancy on the first floor […]

Glenarden House Fire Displaces Family

Firefighters from the Landover area were alerted to a fire in a Glenarden home on Thursday night.  Just after 11:00 pm, Thursday, August 30, firefighters responded to 8650 Fulton Avenue and arrived to find fire coming from the roof of a 2-story duplex.  Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire located in the attic.  […]

4 Rescued at Temple Hills 2-Alarm Fire — 5 Firefighters and 1 Civilian Injured

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Four occupants were rescued and five firefighters and one civilian were injured during a 2-alarm fire in Temple Hills Thursday night.  At around 10:00 pm, Thursday, August 30, Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics were alerted to an apartment fire at 3317 Huntley Square Drive in Temple Hills.  Fire/EMS […]

Barrier Protection – the Difference Between Tragedy and Everyone Going Home

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Apparatus placement at the scene of a high-speed highway motor vehicle crash (MVC) proved to be the difference between a tragedy and everybody going home.  Firefighters from the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company, Prince George’s County, Maryland, Fire/EMS Station 811, recently experienced a close call whereas their engine […]

Firefighter/Medics Help Pick-Up Community – TNI

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department, in cooperation with other County agencies, participated in an effort to help remove tree trimmings and bulk trash from a Bladensburg community this morning.  The Roger Heights neighborhood suffered a large amount of tree damage from strong storms that rolled through the Bladensburg and Riverdale Park […]

Bladensburg Volunteers Demonstrate Appreciation to DC Firefighters Burn Foundation

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. will make a significant donation to a group that constantly makes a difference in the life of a burned firefighter, their families and co-workers. On February 24, 2012, seven firefighters were injured while battling a house fire on […]

Fire/EMS Department Pay Respect and Honor for Police Officer Adrian A. Morris, LODD

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department attended funeral services for Police Officer Adrian A. Morris today.  Police Officer Morris was involved in a departmental crash last week and died from his injuries.  A funeral with full honors was held this morning with thousands in attendance. Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor, command staff […]

Fire Chief Announces Promotions and Transfers

From: Marc S. Bashoor, Fire Chief,  TO: Fire/EMS Department REF: Promotions and RE-assignments Please join me in congratulating the following folks on their promotions that will be effective Sunday August 26, 2012.  I had the distinct honor of speaking with most of them today. Assistant Fire Chief: Steve White CAPTAIN: Kenneth Stack TECHNICIAN Eric Zook […]

GAZETTE NEWSPAPER: Flowers students look to blaze new path in firefighter program

GAZETTE NEWSPAPER Flowers students look to blaze new path in firefighter program First class of cadets to participate in two-year program By Beth Moszkowicz, Staff Writer Beth Moszkowicz/The Gazette Heavenly Anthony, a 16-year-old junior at Charles H. Flowers High School, and other members of the High School Fire Science Cadet Program prepare Aug. 23 for […]

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