Archive for April2015

Capitol Heights Industrial Storage Yard Fire Destroys Fire Apparatus

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BY: Mark E. Brady, PGFD PIO Over 100 firefighters on-board nearly 30 pieces of fire and EMS units battled a 3-alarm fire in a Capitol Heights industrial park that claimed 2 pieces of fire apparatus. At about 5:15 pm. Monday, April 6, firefighters were alerted to a large column of black smoke billowing from the […]

Learn PIO 101 Before Using PIO 2.0 and Social Media

By: Mark E. Brady, PGFD PIO I recently had the honor of facilitating a class of experienced and very talented public information officers (PIO) from around the country. I am an Emergency Management Institute instructor assigned to the Train the Trainer – All Hazards PIO Class, L-0953, at the National Emergency Training Center located at […]