Archive for August2013

More babies are being born before their mothers make it to the hospital By Scott MacFarlane – NBC 4

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MEDIA ADVISORY – 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and 3K Walk

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Saturday, September 7, Prince George’s County will host a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and 3K Walk at the Gaylord National Hotel, in honor of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives September 11, 2001.  The first 343 people to register and participate will receive lunch at the Gaylord, a tee shirt, and a challenge coin.  Pre-registration is […]

‘CHICAGO FIRE’ SEEKS TO HONOR COUNTRY’S TOP FIREHOUSE DOG

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CANINE CONTEST LAUNCHES AS NBC’s  ‘CHICAGO FIRE’ SEEKS TO HONOR  COUNTRY’S TOP FIREHOUSE DOG Prized Pooch Can Win ‘Today’ Visit and ‘Chicago Fire’ Cameo Role UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aug. 15, 2013 — “Chicago Fire” is holding a nationwide contest in search of the perfect firehouse pooch. The winner, to be named “‘Chicago Fire’ Top […]

Recruit Firefighters to Make Traditional Run Across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Career Recruit School 48 will run across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge on Friday morning.  This has become a part of their physical training and a part of tradition as several of the past recruit classes made the same trip just prior to graduation.  CRS #48 is scheduled to graduate in early December.  The 43 members […]

Busy Afternoon…

MEDIA CONTACT: MARK E. BRADY, CHIEF SPOKESPERSON, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department handled several significant incidents during a 2-hour period this afternoon.  This activity was in addition to the day-to-day incidents that we respond to.  Personnel on the 3-Alarm fire in Montgomery County and the Haz-Mat Team on the Beltway continue to work. […]

Firefighters Perform Compassionate Rescue of Seagull

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics performed an act of compassion Monday evening that resulted in the saving of a bird and relieved anxiety of several residents that witnessed the bird in distress. This task by professionals trained in technical rescues also prevented a rescue attempt by concerned on-lookers […]

Small Plane Crashes On Take-Off in Bowie

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Cornfield scene by Billy McNeel Inverted single-engine plane blanketed by foam.  By PGFD Asst Fire Chief Thomas James. Inverted single-engine plane with firefighters applying a blanket by foam.  By PGFD Asst Fire Chief Thomas James. Inverted single-engine plane with firefighters applying a blanket by foam.  By PGFD Asst Fire Chief Thomas James. Prince Georges County […]

TEAM PGFD FLUGTAG Tickets and Tee-Shirts are Available for Purchase!!!

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 TEAM PGFD has nearly completed building their craft that is a replica of one of our new PGFD Engines.  Engine 842 to be exact – it makes sense as they are first due at the National Harbor.  As soon as their craft is completed we will post […]

Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser – Ledo’s College Park 8-28

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PGCVFRA CONVENTION 2013 – GREENBELT VFD – TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – Updated Information

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Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary    COUNTY CONVENTION 2013 – GREENBELT VFD                    September 14 – September 21, 2013       TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – Updated Information Saturday, September 14, 2013 Registration – 0900 – Contest to begin at 1000.  Fun Contests (battle of the buckets, bucket brigade, etc.) Braden Field […]

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