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UPDATE – Glensford Pool House Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Fire Investigators have determined the cause of the fire that damaged a pool house on Wednesday, March 28.  Investigators have labeled this fire as “accidental” and attributed to an electrical malfunction.  Fire loss is estimated at $150,000.  No injuries were reported. Jonathan D. Howard, […]

Public Safety Personnel Potentially Exposed to Radiation at Crash Scene

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Prince George’s County Public Safety officials including firefighters, paramedics, police officers and the Fire/EMS Department PIO (me) were potentially exposed to moderate amounts of radiation at the scene of a motor vehicle crash.  On Monday, March 19, 2012, an incident was dispatched at around 12:15 pm reporting a […]

Glenn Dale House Fire – One Firefighter Injured

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Just before 2:30 am, Sunday, January 29, 2012, Firefighters fought a house fire that caused $300,000 in estimated fire loss.  The fire at the 2-story single family home was caused accidentally and attributed to an electrical source.  Fire/EMS arrived in the 8000 block of Wingate Drive in […]

Presidential Recognition for Two Volunteer Members

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Two Prince George’s County Volunteers were among a dozen recipients of a Presidential Award.  Hugh Owens and Harve Woods, both members of the Glenn Dale Volunteer Fire Association and the Maryland Fire Chief’s Association (MFCA) recently received President Barack Obama’s “Call To Service Award,”  This Presidential award was presented in recognition of the MFCA’s efforts […]