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A Day to Work – Not A Day Off in Community of Berwyn Heights

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service The American Red Cross, Prince George’s County Chapter,  held their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service in the Town of Berwyn Heights today, Monday, January 16, 2012. About 60 members of the community met at the […]

Berwyn Heights Resident Injured in House Fire

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A Berwyn Heights resident is hospitalized after sustaining burn injuries during a fire inside of her house.  At about 4:45 pm, Sunday, October 30, Fire/EMS units from the Berwyn Heights and the College Park area were alerted to a house fire in the 8500 block of 58th […]

Vehicle Damages Fast Food Restaurant

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Vehicle travelled about 2 feet inside the structure. (photo by:Joe Cardello) At around 8:30 am, Wednesday, October 26, Firefighter/Medics from Berwyn Heights were alerted to a motor vehicle crash in the 6200 block of Greenbelt Road in Berwyn Heights.  Upon arrival Fire/EMS units found a single vehicle, for whatever […]

Unit Citation Awarded From BW Parkway Crash

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Twenty-eight career and volunteer members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department were presented with the Departments highest award – a Unit Citation. The presentation was made by Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor who presented individual certificates, letters and Distinguished Service Ribbons to the individuals […]

Berwyn Heights House Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Just before 3:00 pm today Fire/EMS units were alerted to smoke coming from a single family home in Berwyn Heights.  Firefighters arrived quickly in the 8800 block of Cunningham Drive and found a 1-story home with heavy smoke showing.  Firefighters initiated a search of the house and […]

Long Time Volunteer Fire Fighter “Jimmy Hook” Passes Away

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us It is with deep regret that the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department announces the sudden and unexpected death (medical) of one of our volunteer members. We join the officers and members of the Berwyn Heights (BHVFD) and Hyattsville (HVFD) Volunteer Fire Department’s in the […]

Numerous Rescues – Nine Injured in Greenbelt 3-Alarm Fire

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A Greenbelt apartment fire injured 8 civilians, including several children, and a firefighter with numerous rescues of trapped residents. At about 8:45 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2009, fire/EMS units from the Greenbelt area were alerted to an apartment fire at 5925 Cherrywood Terrace in the Empirian Village apartment complex (formerly known as the Spring Hill […]