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Letter of Appreciation for Successful CPAT Administration

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930  AACO Deputy Chief Strobel and AACO Fire Chief Ray accept a plaque from Fire Chief Bashoor. (Steve Tabak) Awards of appreciation were presented in recognition of the Fire/EMS Department’s inaugural Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administration. Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor recognized the Anne Fire Chief […]

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 […]

PGFD Participates in NBC 4 Health and Fitness EXPO

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department once again participated in the NBC 4 Health and Fitness Expo.  The Expo was held at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, January 15th and 16th, 2011.  The Fire/EMS Department utilized their space to promote health, wellness, injury prevention, fire safety and for the […]

Chief Bashoor Visits CPAT Site

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(L to R) Anne Arundel County Fire Deputy Chief Reinhold C. Strobel and Division Chief Keith D. Swindle observe candidates during CPAT., Prince George’s County Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor had the opportunity to visit the testing site for the Department’s Candidate Physical Agility Test (CPAT) on Saturday, December 11, 2010, and observed candidates practicing […]

Hiring and Testing Process Continues with Candidate Physical Agility Test

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us The job of a Firefighter/Medic is one of the most physically demanding with new recruits never making it through the training academy. Recruits leaving the academy and injuries caused as a result of training cost the County an untold amount of money, not to mention, leaving […]