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Training Academy Hosts Fire Safety Day for Students

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On Thursday morning, April 19, 2012, the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department Training Academy hosted a group of Central High School students, treating them to a morning filled with fire safety and live fire training observation. The students are from the school’s Community Referenced Instruction (C.R.I.) program, which is a segment of […]

PRESS CONFERENCE – Public Schools Partner with Fire/EMS Department in New Program for Students

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County leaders will conduct a press conference to announce a joint partnership between the Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department and Public Schools.  It appears things could get pretty hot after the press conference on Friday afternoon. After the formal press conference, a tour of the Fire/EMS Training […]

Training Academy Awarded a Unit Citation

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 When Career Recruit School (CRS) #44 graduated on November 3, 2011, it concluded a year where three academy classes of recruit firefighters successfully completed the Fire/EMS Training Academy. It marked the end of an extensive training program in which recruits have had direct contact with the best […]

Career Recruit School 42 Family Night

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The Fire/EMS Training Academy hosted a “Family Night” for Career Recruit School (CRS) 42. Acting Fire Chief Marc Bashoor along with members of his Command Staff were in attendance at the Fire/EMS Training Academy in Cheltenham on Friday, April 29, 2011.   CRS 42’s final burn included night time operations with live fire evolutions. Families were […]

Career Recruit School #43 – Day One

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The 43rd class of firefighter/medic recruits commenced on Monday, March 28, 2011, at the Departments Fire/EMS Training Academy in Cheltenham.  The Fire/EMS Department’s command staff, rank Majors and above as well as civilian managers, greeted the 35 recruits at a 9:00 am meeting.  Acting Fire Chief Marc […]

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 […]