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Fire Fighter/Medic Recognized for Going Above and Beyond

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A very deserving member of the Fire/Emergency Medical (EMS) Department was presented with a Fire Chief’s Award for his actions in providing assistance to a citizen.  Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor presented the award to Fire Fighter/Medic Joseph B. Quade this morning at Pier B of the […]

Confirmation Hearing Scheduled for Acting Fire Chief Bashoor

Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/FireEMS/ (Homepage) www.pgfireems.com (Newsroom) Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III announced on the day he took the Oath of Office that Marc S. Bashoor was his selection to lead the combined, career and volunteer, resources of the Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department. Bashoor has been serving the […]

County Executive Submits Acting Fire Chief for Council Approval

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THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY GOVERNMENTOFFICE OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVEFor Immediate Release: May 13, 2011Contact: Scott L. Peterson , (240) 619-9400 PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY EXECUTIVE RUSHERN L. BAKER, III SUBMITS APPOINTMENTS TO THE COUNTY COUNCIL FOR APPROVALActing Department Heads for Police, Fire/EMS, Department of Environmental Resources, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of Finance, Office of Management and Budget, […]

Hyattsville House Fire Displaces Family

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A family will be temporarily displaced after a fire damaged their Hyattsville home this afternoon.Just after 3:30 pm, Saturday, April 9, 2011, firefighters were alerted via 911 callers of a possible house fire. Fire/EMS units arrived within minutes at a 2-story single family home in the 2000 […]

Fire Chief Participates in Live Fire Exercise with Recruits

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor has always believed that he would never ask anyone to do anything that he would not do himself. He proved that earlier this year by completing a physically challenging Candidate Physical Ability Test that potential recruits must successfully […]

Acting County Fire Chief and Bowie Native Marc Bashoor Gets a Formal Introduction

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ARTICLE REPRINTED FROM BOWIE PATCH Acting County Fire Chief and Bowie Native Marc Bashoor Gets a Formal Introduction By Josh Flynn, http://www.bowie.patch.com/ Email the author February 9, 2011   The day Rushern Baker was sworn in as new Prince George’s County Executive, he made numerous changes in leadership, including bringing in a retired fire fighter […]

As Promised – Fire Chief Completes CPAT Course

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Prince George’s County Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor kept his promise and completed the Candidates Physical Ability Test (CPAT).  He successfully negotiated the physically challenging course as he vowed during a previous visit.    On December 13, 2010, just a week into his tenure as Acting Fire Chief, Bashoor visited the test site for […]

Fire Fatality Sparks Community-Based Campaign

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Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us NOTE: A 17-minute video of the entire press conference is below. For the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department this tragic incident was the first fire of calendar year 2011, the first fire fatality and the first civilian death experienced by a recently appointed Acting […]

Fatal Fire/Smoke Alarm Press Conference

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us A tragic early morning fire on New Year’s Day claimed the life of a Temple Hills man. Prince George’s County Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor will release new details on the investigation of this incident as well as announcing a community-based effort to ensure everyone is […]

Acting Fire Chief Bashoor Has Busy First Week

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Monday, December 6, 2010, was the first day of work for Marc S. Bashoor in his capacity as Acting Fire Chief. He attended the swearing-in ceremony for County Executive Rushern Baker, visited several Fire/EMS Stations, made and received countless phone calls and e-mails and attended the […]

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