Archive for January2014

Two Arrested on Arson Related Charges

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter – @PGFDPIO Personnel from the Prince George’s County Office of the Fire Marshal have recently arrested two individuals on separate and unrelated incidents. On January 18, 2014, a warrant was issued for 20-year-old David L. Reshenber of New Carrollton.  The warrant charged him […]

Laurel Townhouse Fire – Compton Avenue

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO A townhouse fire in Laurel displaced 9 residents and injured one firefighter.  On Wednesday, January 29, just after 7:00 pm, firefighters from Laurel and surrounding communities were alerted to a townhouse fire in the 400 block of Compton Avenue.  Firefighters arrived to […]

Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department “PGFD 801” – Recruitment Video

Emergency Services Award Presentations

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor recently presented several Emergency Services Awards.  The awards were presented to deserving individuals for actions on the scene of incidents.  Chief Bashoor told each recipient that their actions were commendable and reflected favorably on […]

Bowie House Fire – Northcote Lane

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County Firefighters extinguished a fire this afternoon inside of a Bowie home just blocks from the Northview Community Fire/EMS Station #816. During the lunch hour two PGFD Station were alerted to assist Anne Arundel County Firefighters in extinguishing a garage […]

Oxon Hill Resident Overcome by Carbon Monoxide

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO An Oxon Hill resident was exposed to an unhealthy level of carbon monoxide (CO) in her home and knew enough to call 911 when she became ill.  Just before 5:00 pm, Monday, January 27, 2014, an adult female and lone occupant of […]

Winter Weather Advisory Posted by NWS

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us Twitter: @PGFDPIO The National Weather Service (NWS) has posted a Winter Weather Advisory for Prince George’s County. Stay Informed – Stay Ready – Stay Safe.…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HASISSUED A WINTER […]

Reminder – County Executive Baker to Host 3 Public Hearings on FY 2015 County Operating Budget

Press ReleaseFor Immediate Release:January 27, 2014For Information Contact:Christy A. LipscombPress Information OfficerOffice of the County Executive(240) 508-1989 Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III to Host 3 Public Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015 County Operating BudgetUpper Marlboro, MD  Today, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced he will host a series of […]

PGFD Bomb Squad Assisted at College Park House Search (Date Correction)

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter @PGFDPIO The Prince Georges County Fire Department Bomb Squad assisted Howard County Police and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents on Saturday evening, in the execution of a search warrant at a home in College Park.  The PGFD Bomb Squad […]

Pet Hawk “Kate” Rescued by Firefighters

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO On a recent snowy Tuesday Prince George’s County Firefighters were asked to perform a rescue by a concerned pet owner.  At about 1:15 pm on January 21, a resident and owner of a pet hawk called firefighters and asked for their assistance in […]

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