Archive for November2014

Firefighters House Small Lost Dog Until Owner is Located

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Most everyone knows that all Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Stations are “Safe Places.”  Safe Place is a program that quickly connects youth and others in crisis to help, through Fire/EMS stations designated as “Safe Places.” These resources help runaways and others resolve their crises […]

PGFD Firefighter/Medics Continue Delivering a Special Thanksgiving

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics continued their good will in the spirit of Thanksgiving on Wednesday evening and made the day brighter for two Bowie families. Earlier this week the Bowie Giant Food Store #330 donated food products to the firefighter/medics at the Northview […]

PGFD Firefighter/Medics Deliver More Than Thanksgiving Dinner to Families

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO A Mount Rainier family was the recipient of a full Thanksgiving meal courtesy of Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics.   On Tuesday evening a social worker contacted the Fire/EMS Department and described a family in need.  The social worker had distributed several food baskets amongst […]

Partial Collapse of Commercial Building in Upper Marlboro

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO A portion of a wall, floor and parking lot of a 2-story commercial building collapsed resulting in closure of businesses.  Sometime after 8:00 pm, Tuesday and daylight today, a portion of wall and floor of 14601 Main Street in Upper Marlboro collapsed.  The […]

PGFD Safety Tip of the Day – Candles

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The fire service has seen an increase in home fires with the popularity and increased use of candles.  Combine the everyday popularity with the increased use during the Holiday Season where candles play an important role in religious celebrations and the chances of […]

“It’s Not Easy” – Firefighter/Medic Suicide Prevention – New Material from NFFF

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO NEW INFORMATION The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) released this information today. Suicides are preventable: Reaching out to those most vulnerable NFFF issues new report to address suicide among firefighters Did you know a fire department is three times more likely in any […]

Thanksgiving Safety Tips – Cooking and More

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 offers the following safety tips, to ensure that all citizens and residents will enjoy a safe and festive Thanksgiving holiday. Unfortunately, fire safety and injury prevention guidelines are often overlooked during the holidays. Prince […]

Annual Food Basket Program 2014 – 30 Years of Service

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PGFD Tip of the Day – Deep Frying a Turkey?? Keep Safety First

PGFD Stay Warm Safely Tip of the Day – Layers

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PGFD Stay Warm Safely Tip of the Day Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor says, “couple more days of cold mornings, ‘layers, layers, layers’ is the warm defense against a cold offense!”Image of Executive Aide Susan Taylor Proels by Marc S. Bashoor

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