Archive for February2014

PGFD Career Recruit School #50 Begin Training Academy

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO Career Recruit School (CRS) #50 commenced on Monday, February 24, 2014 with 36 firefighter recruits and 2 members of the United States Coast Guard.  On their 2nd day at the Cheltenham based Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training Academy they were greeted by […]

The Fire/EMS Department is Hiring – Garage Supervisor (Apparatus Maintenance Division)

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department is seeking applicants for the position of Garage Supervisor (Apparatus Maintenance Division) – Fire/EMS Department.  Only on-line application will be accepted. Click here for the job description and on-line application. Good Luck!!!

Capitol Heights Family Escape Tragedy Thanks to Smoke Alarm

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO A Capitol Heights family was awakened by the sharp and crisp tones being emitted from their working smoke alarm.  Just before 5:00 am, Tuesday, February 25, 2014, firefighters were alerted to a house fire in the 4700 block of Heath Street and […]

Departmental Crash – Landover Road at Arena Drive

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO At around 12:30 pm, Tuesday, February 25, 2014, firefighters from the Kettering/Largo Fire/EMS Station 846 arrived on the scene of a working townhouse fire in the 600 block of Harry S. Truman Drive.  As is standard procedure, a working fire dispatch was […]

Townhouse Fire – 600 Block of Harry S. Truman Drive

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO At about 12:30 pm, Tuesday, February 25, 2014, firefighters were alerted to a townhouse fire in the 600 block of Harry S. Truman Drive in Largo.  First arriving firefighters from the Kettering/Largo Fire/EMS Station #846 were the first to arrive and forced […]

PGFD Organizational Structure

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ISO Sponsors for Public Safety Valor Awards

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Smoke Alarm Alerts Glenn Dale Family of Fire – Escape Safely

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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 Fire/EMS Department Office of the Fire Marshal detailed accounts of a house fire in Glenn Dale that included a working smoke alarm provided a warning to the occupants. Just after 4:30 pm, Sunday, February 23, 2014, […]

PGFDNEWS Blog Entry Awarded First Place by the IAFF

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I was humbled to have been awarded with First Place for the best blog story by the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Media Awards for 2013.  The story was my account of Firefighter/Medics from the Special Events Unit working a summer concert at Fed Ex Field.  The article and images can be seen by […]

Firefighter/Medic IAFF Local 1619 Donate Smoke Alarms

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO The Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department has 150 smoke alarms to distribute to residents of Prince George’s County thanks to a very generous donation.  The International Association of Firefighters and Paramedics Association, IAFF Local 1619, donated the smoke alarms to help meet the […]

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