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Beltsville House Fire – 4100 Block of Ulster Road

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters from Beltsville and surrounding stations were alerted to a house fire in the 4100 block of Ulster Road this morning just before 10:00 am. Fire/EMS units arrived within minutes and encountered heavy fire coming from the 2-story single family home with an attached garage. A precautionary 2nd […]

Fire/EMS Department Receives Humane Society Award

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us The Humane Society of the United States has recognized our Department for an incident in February 2010. The Humane Society bestowed the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department with the Humane Civil Servant Award. This annual award recognizes civil servants who have performed an […]

Grateful Mom Thanks Firefighter/Medics for Christmas Eve Rescue of Daughter

A grateful mother expressed her thanks in an E-mail and letter to Major Steve Hess and member of the Prince Georges County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department for their assistance on Christmas Eve, 2010. It was just after 5:00 pm, December 24, 2010, when firefighters, paramedics and the Department’s Technical Rescue Team responded for an injured […]

Firefighters Save a Dog to Prevent Citizen Injuries

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A Laurel resident contacted the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department to seek assistance for a dog that had fallen into a storm drain. At about 1:45 PM, Tuesday, February 16, 2010, firefighters and medics from the Laurel area and the Department’s Technical Rescue Team arrived at the intersection of Clarke Avenue and […]