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Greenbelt Apartment Fire Quickly Extinguished

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Conditions on arrival by Branchville. Photo courtesy of Michael T. Hughes, Branchville Volunteer Fire Fighter. A quick arrival and fast actions by first arriving firefighters to extinguish a fire limited the amount of damage to an apartment building.  On Saturday, January 28, 2012, at about 4:30 pm, […]

Unit Citation Awarded From BW Parkway Crash

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Twenty-eight career and volunteer members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department were presented with the Departments highest award – a Unit Citation. The presentation was made by Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor who presented individual certificates, letters and Distinguished Service Ribbons to the individuals […]

Greenbelt “Police & Fire Holiday Shop-Along”

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Shop-Along Group at the present-wrapping party held at the Greenbelt Fire/EMS Station. The Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department and Greenbelt Police Department partnered for the first annual “Police & Fire Holiday Shop-Along” that occurred on Sunday, December 19th at the Target in Beltway Plaza. This program partners less fortunate children from the community with Greenbelt Police […]

Fire/EMS Station Injury

A teen-aged male was injured while performing community service at a Fire/EMS Station. Just before 3:00 pm, Friday, August 27, 2010, an approximately 18-year-old male sustained injuries when he fell through a skylight on the roof of the Greenbelt Fire/EMS Station and dropped approximately 15 feet to the floor below. The teen was using a […]

Numerous Rescues – Nine Injured in Greenbelt 3-Alarm Fire

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A Greenbelt apartment fire injured 8 civilians, including several children, and a firefighter with numerous rescues of trapped residents. At about 8:45 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2009, fire/EMS units from the Greenbelt area were alerted to an apartment fire at 5925 Cherrywood Terrace in the Empirian Village apartment complex (formerly known as the Spring Hill […]

Greenbelt Apartment Fire – 172 Westway

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Just after 12 Noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, Firefighters and Paramedics from Greenbelt and surrounding communities were alerted to an apartment fire. Fire/EMS units arrived within minutes at 172 Westway, a 3-story garden style apartment building, to find heavy smoke coming from the top floor and roof. An aggressive interior fire attack was established […]