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Park Employees Save Co-Worker from Cardiac Arrest

Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department is pleased to acknowledge employees of the Maryland National Capitol Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) that saved the life of a fellow employee this afternoon.  Just after 12 pm today, Thursday, March 1, 2012, Firefighter/Medics from the Largo/Kettering Fire/EMS […]

Revived Child Will be Home for the Holidays – Thanks to Fast Acting Firefighters

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 In late November, a 5-year-old female suffered a medical emergency and went into cardiac and respiratory arrest. A crew of firefighters from the Clinton Fire/EMS Station arrived and worked feverishly to revive her. The firefighters will receive an Emergency Services Award for their quick thinking and skill […]

Firefighter/Medics Credited with Saving the Life of a Person after Collapsing at the Fire/EMS Station

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Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor presented several deserving personnel Emergency Services Awards for their roles in saving the life of a young woman.  He made the award presentation at the Landover Hills Fire/EMS Station on Friday afternoon On the evening of April 27, 2011, a young woman was dropping off an individual […]

Off Duty and Retired PGFD Medics Save a Teen’s Life

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department recently became aware of life saving actions by two members. Fire Fighter/Medic Antonio D. Cole and retired Fire Fighter/Medic Melvin Batts performed cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a 13-year-old male drowning victim and were successful in his resuscitation. Antonio Cole, off-duty at the time and Melvin Batts, […]