Archive for July2014

MEDIA ADVISORY – Special Moment for a Special Sibling on Sunday

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department has actively engaged in Breast Cancer Awareness over the past few years.  We have done so not just during the month of October, but year round by having our PINK PUMPER “PINKY” attend numerous […]

Heat Related Illnesses – Do You Know When to Go Just Cool Off or Go to the Hospital ER??

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Watch today from 12 Noon until 7 pm.  This Heat Watch is for high temperatures combined with high humidity. Heat indexes are likely to meet or exceed 100 degrees. Because this is still early in […]

Fire Chief Hits the Streets for Smoke and CO Alarms

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO On the first day of a new law requiring carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in most homes combined with this being our Safety First Day of the Month, the Prince George’s County Fire Chief set out on a quest to visit at least one […]

Reluctant PGFD Firefighters Film Promo for WJLA/ABC “Good Morning Washington”

Fire/EMS Department Participates in Safe Kids/TNI Event Today

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department and County Safe Kids Coalition were just 2 of several agencies that gathered this morning at Fed Ex Field to entertain and educate County youth with safety information and demonstrations.   The event provided safety information […]

Memo from PGFD Chief Bashoor to Fire/EMS Department REF: CO Detectors

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FROM: Marc S. Bashoor, Fire Chief RE: Landmark Safety Legislation – Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor On July 1, 2014, landmark safety legislation takes effect in Prince George’s County. The enactment of Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector requirements is the next step to ensuring a safe environment for our communities. Similar to smoke […]

FOX 5 Coverage of New CO Law

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Safety First Day of the Month – July

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Today is Safety First Day of the Month of July.  It is the day designated for residents to test their smoke  and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure they are working.  If they are not working, replace the battery or replace the entire alarm […]

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