Archive for September2014

Working Smoke Alarm Saves Lives of Sleeping Occupants in Brandywine Home

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Every year the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)identifies a theme for the annual Fire Prevention Week.  This year’s theme for the week of October 5, 2014 is “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives.”  Firefighters have always known this to be true and sometimes find […]

PGFD Ambulance Involved with a Pedestrian Injury

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County Public Safety officials are investigating an incident where an ambulance was involved with injury to a pedestrian.  Preliminary information is as follows; at around 5:15 pm this afternoon, Paramedic Ambulance 806, St. Josephs Fire/EMS Station in Springdale, had been dispatched […]

Flood Watch for Prince George’s County

Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us    @PGFDPIO The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Prince George’s County starting this evening and through the night.  If you must drive be aware that any road could incur flash flooding but we have listed the most common roadways prone to flooding.  We have also […]

Doug Sudik Retirement Celebration

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PGFD 2014 Breast Cancer Shirts Now Available

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To purchase your shirt and show your support for the Prince George’s County Pink Project, please go to www.pgcountyinpink.com

PGFD LODD and Founders Circle Memorial to be Held Saturday at 12:00 Noon

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LODD and Founders Circle Memorial to be Held Saturday at 12:00 Noon The most honored and hallowed locations within the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is the Line of Duty Death (LODD) Memorial and Founders Circle.  The LODD Memorial memorializes members of the Department that made the ultimate sacrifice while performing Fire/EMS duties, those that passed […]

Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association 2014 – 2015 OFFICERS ELECTED

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Charles W. Walker, President 2014 – 2015 2014 – 2015 OFFICERS ELECTED  Email  Print  PDF  RSS Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services0 By Member Brenda Sarmiento September 20, 2014 On Friday, September 19, 2014, during Convention in Brentwood, the following Officers were elected to serve one-year terms for the Prince George’s […]

Dedication and Housing Ceremony for our Newest Pink and Lavender Fire Engine

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The new name for the pumper will be announced at this event. You still have time to submit your suggestion. Use Twitter with hash-tag #PGFDPINK to @PGFDPIO or email at PGFDPIO@co.pg.md.us

Annual Heats On – Waters Off Program September 20th

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Annual Heats On – Waters Off Program September 20th For immediate release: 9/18/2014 4:15:00 AM For more information, contact: Jermoni Dowd, 240-691-8409 Local Mechanical Service Contractors to Provide Free Home Heating and Plumbing Inspections to Elderly and Disabled Homeowners Camp Springs, MD – On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Annual “Heats On – Waters Off” program will provide preventive maintenance […]

MEDIA ADVISORY – PGFD to Host 2 Dozen FDNY and Wounded Warriors Prior to Visit at NCMC

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Visits to the National Children’s Medical Center (NCMC) by those hoping to brighten the day of patients is always a heartwarming event.  Perhaps these visits benefit those bearing gifts more than that of the patients but these events are beneficial to everyone involved. […]

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