Archive for April2013

Two Separate Home Fires Displace Residents on Saturday

Two homes sustained significant damage forcing the occupants to seek temporary shelter but no one was injured on Saturday, April 27, in Chapel Oaks and Lanham. Fire/EMS units from the Chapel Oaks area were alerted to a house fire at about 4:30 pm.  Firefighters arrived at a 2-story single family home with fire showing.  Firefighters […]

Bashoor Attends Shock Trauma Gala!!!

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor attended the University of Maryland Medical System Foundation’s Shock Trauma Gala on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  The gala was held at the Baltimore Convention Center.  For more than 40 years, Shock Trauma has been a global leader in trauma care at the heart of Maryland’s Medical System. More than 150,000 […]

NBC 4 Report on Oxon Hill Fire – Woodland Drive

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WJLA Report on Largo Townhouse Fire – Harry S Truman Drive

Capitol Heights Home Damaged by Fire – Was Scheduled for Christmas in April Renovation Saturday

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A Capitol Heights home scheduled for a Christmas in April renovation project tomorrow morning sustained significant damage from a fire this afternoon.  Just after 2:00 pm, Friday, April 26, firefighters responded to a reported house fire in the 100 block of Iago Avenue.  Fire/EMS units arrived to […]

Townhouse Fire in Largo – Harry S. Truman Drive

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Public Safety Communication received several 911 calls this afternoon at about 2:30 pm reporting a townhouse fire in Largo.  Firefighter/Medics were alerted to the fire and arrived at 544 Harry S. Truman Drive and found heavy fire coming from the rear of 544 Harry S. Truman Drive; […]

Emergency Services Award for Exemplary EMS Action on Rarely Seen Childbirth Incident

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A pair of Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Paramedics were recognized today for their skills while providing treatment to an adult female in active labor with an imminent delivery.  Fire Fighter/Medics John A. Bowman and Kacie E. Pressley were recognized at a ceremony held at the Prince George’s […]

UPDATED RELEASE – House Fire with Arrest in Forest Heights

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 7:30 am, Friday, April 26, firefighters and paramedics were alerted to a house fire with the dispatcher providing additional information that the County Police were on the scene dealing with a disorderly person. Police had been dispatched and arrived at the location after being dispatched […]

Oxon Hill Fire with Arrest – Woodland DRIVE

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At about 7:30 am firefighters and paramedics were alerted for a house fire with police on the scene dealing with a disorderly person. Police had been dispatched to the house earlier for a domestic situation. Firefighters from Oxon Hill arrived at 5609 Woodland Drive to find a 2 story home with fire showing from the […]

Firefighter Recruits are Scheduled to be Joined by County Executive in Run Across the WWB on Friday Morning

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A class of recruit firefighters will run across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in what has become a tradition of the soon to graduate personnel.  Everyone is invited to either run or walk across the pedestrian path starting near the National Harbor across the WWB into Virginia and […]

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