Archive for March2014

New Explosives Detection Canine Team Graduates

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     TWITTER: @PGFDPIO New Explosives Detection Canine Team Graduates The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department, Office of the Fire Marshal has added a new member to their roster. K-9 Tango and her partner, Captain Bino J. Harris, recently completed a 16 week […]

Don’t be Foolish – Make it a Combo!!! Safety First Day of the Month – April 1, 2014

Don’t be Foolish – Make it a Combo!!! Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930MEBrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO Don’t be foolish.  April 1, 2014, is the designated day to perform your monthly task of testing your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms to ensure they are working.  The first day of every month has been […]

PGFD Expands PINK Breast Cancer Awareness Program Pink Paramedic Unit

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: PGFDPIO The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department cares enough to go pink year round.  An engine was wrapped in PINK and has been seen by thousands as the PGFD Pink Pumper visits various events in support of Breast Cancer Awareness over […]

Maryland Police Chiefs “Nano News” Video

On Tuesday, March 25, I will have the honor of presenting a brief overview of “public information and the use of social media.”  My presentation has been limited to 15 minutes.  I will mention this video in my presentation and encourage that everyone take a moment to watch this video. My presentation is to the […]

Landover House Fire – Greenleaf Road – Family Alerted by Firefighter Installed Smoke Alarm – Dog Rescued

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO A fire damaged both sides of a 1-story duplex this afternoon in Landover.  It was about 1:45 pm when firefighters were alerted to a 911 report of smoke coming from a house in the 7700 block of Greenleaf Road.  Units arrived on […]

Woodmore House Fire – Good News and Concerning News

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Mark E. Brady. Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.ud     Twitter: @PGFDPIOPhoto Credit: Billy McNeel, Citizen Services Unit I have some good news that came out of a tragic house fire and I have some news that is very concerning to firefighters. Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics responded to a house fire today, Sunday, March […]

Limited Edition Public Safety Valor Awards Challenge Coins!!!

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College Park Pipe Bomber and Drug Dealer Sentenced – USDOJ Press Release

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Read original incident stories here and here.

Charmin Provides Relief for Firefighter/Medics

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PGFD MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO Charmin Provides Relief for Firefighter/Medics    Career & Volunteer personnel graciously accepted the donationof a years supply of Charmin. Today, all across the Country, in all 50 States, a fire department in each State is receiving a donation that will be put […]

Seat Pleasant House Fire – 63rd Street

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     Twitter: @PGFDPIO On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at about 1:45 pm, Paramedic Ambulance 838 had delivered a patient to the hospital and was returning to the Chapel Oaks Fire/EMS Station.  They were at the intersection of Martin Luther King Highway and Addsion Road when […]

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