Archive for March2013

Cheverly House Fire with Fatality – 59th Place

A Cheverly resident was found deceased this morning after firefighters extinguished a fire in her home.  Firefighters were alerted just before 8:00 am, Sunday, March 31, to a fire at a 2-story single family home in the 2400 block of 59th Place.  Fire/EMS units arrived to find fire showing from the home.  While first arriving […]

MIKULSKI, CARDIN ANNOUNCE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2013 CONTACTS: Alanna Wellspeak (Mikulski) 202-228-1122 Susan Sullam (Cardin) 410-962-4436 MIKULSKI, CARDIN ANNOUNCE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY WASHINGTON â€“ U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) today announced that the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $321,000 in federal funding through the U.S. […]

PGFD Hockey to Compete in DCFD Charity Hockey Tournament

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News Channel 8 Report – A Fire Captain’s Last Week on the Job

Fire/EMS Department Valor Awards Luncheon

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The following Career, Civilian and Volunteer members of the  Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department will be honored at this event. Fire Fighter/Medic Edward G. Adalco Fire Fighter/Medic Bobby J. Blevins Fire Fighter Frederick Brewer IV Fire Fighter/Medic Donald C. Bronson Fire Fighter/ Medic Jacob T. Brown Fire Fighter Lieutenant Richard J. Brushwood Paramedic Stephan Chagnon Fire […]

National Harbor Ambulance Gator Ready for Service

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Officials of the National Harbor/Peterson Companies and the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center ceremoniously handed over the keys to Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor to a recently purchased EMS unit that will be stationed at National Harbor.  “Cart 858” is a 2013 Polaris Ranger with a fully enclosed compartment designed to carry a patient […]

Fire Chief Leads Many to Glenarden Baptist Church

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Glenarden Baptist Church Pastor Jenkins and Fire Chief  Bashoor The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department was honored to have received an invitation to attend the First Baptist Church of Glenarden on Sunday, March 24. County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor led numerous members of the Department to the church as he addressed multiple […]

District Heights House Fire – Marbury Drive

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Just before 5:00 am, Saturday, March 23, firefighters from the District Heights area were alerted to a house fire in the 2400 block of Marbury Drive.  Fire/EMS units arrived on the scene and found a vacant 1-story single family home with heavy fire showing.  Firefighters initially made their […]

WJLA TV 7/News Channel 8 Report on New PGFD Apparatus

PGFD Ceremonial Placing of New Apparatus In-Service

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department placed 19 pieces of apparatus in service today.  In a ceremony held outside Fed Ex Field in Landover, Deputy Fire Chief Neal B. Dennis provided a blessing for the units followed by comments from Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor.A […]

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