Archive for December2012

Greenbelt Fire Fatality – Identity of Deceased

A fire in a Greenbelt row house tragically claimed the life of a female resident on Friday evening, December 28, 2012.  The deceased has been identified as Betty M. Starry, 86 years-of-age, from Greenbelt, Maryland.  The circumstances surrounding the cause and origin of the fire remain under investigation.As information involving the fire and death investigation at […]

WUSA 9 News Report on Fatal Greenbelt Home Fire

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 are illegal.  Firefighters and Paramedics recommend that you […]

Greenbelt Row House Fire with Fatality – Laurel Hill Road

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A fire in a Greenbelt row house claimed the life of female tonight.  Just before 9:00 pm, Friday, firefighters were alerted to a fire in 2 Court of Laurel Hill Road with reports of someone trapped inside.  Firefighters arrived quickly and encountered a 2-story, middle of the […]

Video Reports on a Variety of Recent PGFD Stories

View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. 9 News Now Report Greenbelt 2-Alarm Fire View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com.

2-Alarm Greenbelt Apartment Building Fire – Edmonston Terrace

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters battled a fire in a Greenbelt apartment building that required about 30 minutes to extinguish. At around 4:30 pm, Wednesday, December 26, firefighters were alerted to a fire at 9133 Edmonston Terrace in Greenbelt.  This is a 2-story front/3-story in the rear garden style apartment building. […]

Update on Injured Firefighters

The three firefighters injured in this mornings house fire have been released from the Medstar Washington Hospital Center Burn Unit. All three sustained burn injuries while battling a house fire in the 2800 block of Colebrooke Drive at around 3:00 am today. Despite wearing their full personal protective equipment and gear, the firefighters sustained 1st […]

Bowie House Fire – Anxious Moments but Everyone is OK

Some anxious moments at a Bowie house fire this afternoon. At around 12:30 pm today a fire in a Bowie home sparked an intensive search for 4 children reported to be trapped inside the burning home by their father. An alarm company notified the adult male home owner of an activated alarm at his house […]

Firefighters Injured Battling Temple Hills House Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Three firefighters have been admitted to the Burn Unit after being injured battling a Temple Hills house fire early this morning.  Firefighter/Medics arrived at a 1-story, brick exterior, with basement, single family home in the 2900 block of Colebrooke Drive just before 3:00 am, Wednesday, December 26.  Heavy […]

Senator Benson Leads by Example – Alarmingly

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Maryland State Senator Joanne Benson is leading by example by having a fresh smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) detector installed in her Seat Pleasant home.  Senator Benson invited firefighters into her home this Christmas Eve morning and watched as the life-saving devices were installed in her […]

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