Archive for July2013

Rosaryville Road House Fire – Christmas Farm

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters battled a fire at an Upper Marlboro farmhouse today after laying over a mile of supply line from the closest hydrant.  911 calls and a radio report from the U.S. Park Police “Eagle 1” helicopter gave firefighters advance notice of a working incident just before 11:00 […]

Local Fire Chiefs Exchange ideas at FIREHOUSE Expo

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Fire Chiefs Share Thoughts at Firehouse Expo SUSAN NICOLFIREHOUSE.COM NEWSCREATED: JULY 27, 2013 BALTIMORE – They may wear different patches. But, three metropolitan fire chiefs shared some similar challenges and issues with Firehouse Expo attendees Friday morning. Howard County, MD Fire Chief Bill Goddard and Prince George’s County Chief Marc Bashoor and Alexandria, Va. Fire Chief […]

Prince George’s County Council Confirms Nominations to the County Fire Commission

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: July 25, 2013 For Information Contact: Scott L. Peterson Press Secretary Office of the County Executive (240) 619-9400 Prince George’s County Council Confirms Nominations to the County Fire Commission Upper Marlboro, MD: On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, the Prince George’s County Council confirmed the nominations of Mr. John R. Alter, Mr. […]

Surplus Vehicle Donated to the United States Marine Corp EOD

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Prince George’s County, through the Office of Central Services, recently donated a surplus retired County Explosives Ordinance (EOD) truck to the United States Marines.   The vehicle, a 1987 International, was placed into a surplus status after the Fire/EMS Department received a new EOD vehicle through federal grants.  After making repairs and preparations the EOD vehicle will be […]

TEAM PGFD Flugtag Shirts On-Sale!!!

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We previously posted a story about TEAM PGFD and the 2013 National Red Bull Flugtag event. TEAM PGFD has selected IAFF Local 1619 Burn Fund as their charity with a goal of raising $5,000.  To help raise funds, TEAM PGFD has designed a tee-shirt that is available for sale.  The tee-shirt has been approved by Fire […]

New Fire Investigators Graduate Police Academy

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department recently had two members that have successfully completed and graduated from the County Police Academy.  The two Fire Fighter/Medics are in the process of becoming the Departments newest additions to the position of Fire Investigator.Fire Fighter/Medics Justin Shea and Jennifer Lawhorne […]

Bashoor to Participate at FIREHOUSE EXPO “Chiefs Panel” on Leadership

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor will be participating on a panel of fire service leaders at the FIREHOUSE EXPO in Baltimore.  The EXPO is an annual event that attracts thousands of fire and emergency service attendees and exhibitors from across the country.  Chief Bashoor will be part of a “Chiefs Panel” comprised of […]

$10,000 Arson Reward – 57th Avenue Fire that Injured 7 Firefighters

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10-Year Sealed Battery Smoke Alarms PSA

Firefighters Battle House Fire During “Heat Stress Watch”

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 On Friday, July 19, 2013, at about 3:15 pm, Firefighters were alerted to a house fire in the 9300 block of Biemans Terrace in Springdale.  An engine from the St. Josephs Fire/EMS Station 806 was the first to arrive to the the 2-story single family home with […]

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