Archive for September2013

Mount Rainier House Fire – One Civilian Injury – (Updated 1445 hours)

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighters battled a fire in a Mount Rainier house originally constructed in 1922 this morning.  At about 10:30 am, Monday, September 30, firefighters arrived at a 2-story, nearly 1400 square feet, single family home at 3200 Shepherd Street with fire showing from the first […]

Volunteer Fire/Rescue Association Convention

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The Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association (PGCVFRA) and Ladies Auxiliary recently held their Annual Convention.  The week long event included some of the conventions events  field competitions, parade, memorial service, business meetings, tribute dinners and election of officers (pi.   The convention was hosted by the Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue […]

FOX 5 Report – 8 Students Struck by Car at Northwestern High School

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Fire Fighter/Medics Compete in Police Iron Team Competition

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Police Department describe their Special Operations Division Iron Team Competition as, “a test of true grit and teamwork that will push competitors to the limits.” This year, 35 teams accepted the challenge, including the only fire department entry from the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS […]

High School Fire Science Cadet Program – Introduction of Junior Class

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and the Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department officially introduced the second class of students of the High School Fire Science Cadet Program.  The 18 Junior (11thgrade) year students will join the 19 Seniors 12th grade) in […]

PGFD Upcoming Events

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department will be participating in two noteworthy events.  WHAT:      Fire/EMS Department High School Cadet Open House WHEN:     Thursday, September 26, 2013, 9:00 am WHERE:   St. Josephs Community Fire/EMS Station 806, 2900 St. Josephs Drive, Springdale _______________________________________________________________________________ WHAT: […]

Media Invited to Participate and Cover – Fire Ops 101

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PGFD OPEN HOUSE Dates and Locations

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Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department  Open House Events “Prevent Kitchen Fires”—that’s the message of this year’s  Fire Prevention Month The Month of October is Fire Prevention Month, we’ll be spreading the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home—and we’ll help teach people how to […]

Team PGFD Flugtag Media Day

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DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG Images from County Executive Photographer Mike Yourishin – click here. This article is from the Washington Post September 20, 2013 Prince George’s fire fighters build flying machine for Red Bull’s Flugtag on Saturday Mark E. Brady/Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department – Prince George’s Co. fire fighters’ flying fire truck machine. […]

Fire Chief Announces Promotions

As the budget has been balanced out from the previous fiscal year, we have begun to see some positive movement in our ability to continue filling positions – including promotions.  Although this announcement reflects only sworn promotions, I do expect to announce a couple of Administrative positions in the coming weeks. I had the honor […]

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