Archive for July2014

CAO Majett Meets with Fire Chief and Reviews Apparatus

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The recently confirmed Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is making his rounds around the County to meet with agency directors.  The Fire/EMS Department landed on Mr. Nicholas A. Majett’s calendar for Tuesday, July 29.   On July 23, 2014, the Prince George’s County Council unanimously confirmed […]

Sneak Peek at New PGFD Pink/Lavender Pumper

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The reaction from citizens and residents across the region has been over whelminging positive to our fleet of pink fire and EMS units.  Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics have committed many hours to help raise the awareness and funds for a cure […]

Emergency Services Award – Volunteer Deputy Chief Chris Saputo

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Christopher Saputo, a Volunteer Deputy Chief with the Landover Hills Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. was presented with an Emergency Services Award today.  Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor presented the award to Saputo with Volunteer Chief John Roberts and station crew […]

McClelland is PGFD’s Newest Deputy Fire Chief

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO James “Jim” McClelland, a longtime volunteer member will report to work this week at the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department Headquarters in Largo as a Deputy Fire Chief.  For the first time in many years, he will have both a new […]

POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER TODAY – STAY INFORMED!!!

MEDIA CONTACT: MARK E. BRADY, CHIEF SPOKESPERSON, 240-508-7930 MEBRADY@CO.PG.MD.US     @PGFDPIO The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Prince George’s County and surrounding jurisdictions. There is a potential for sever weather this afternoon and evening.   The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department urges everyone to takeappropriate measures to stay safe […]

Retirement Celebration – Mark Thorn

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Dedication of Fire Boat & Air Boat – Saturday

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Brad Paisley Pays Tribute to Firefighters with Song – Hails from a Firefighting Family!!!

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Brad Paisley has always been a favorite country performer but his popularity amongst firefighters just went red hot.  Who knew Paisley is part of a firefighting family??  Paisley’s family includes firefighters starting with his father.  So he didn’t need to go far for […]

Riverdale Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser – July 22 at Franklins

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Potential for Hazardous Weather Today – Stay Informed-Ready-Safe

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The weather forecast for Tuesday, July 15, includes the potential for strong to severe storms that could result in Flash Flooding.   Here is today’s Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service (NWS). .DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHTTHUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED…ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON ANDEVENING. […]

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