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PGFD Participates in NBC 4 Health and Fitness EXPO

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department once again participated in the NBC 4 Health and Fitness Expo.  The Expo was held at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, January 15th and 16th, 2011.  The Fire/EMS Department utilized their space to promote health, wellness, injury prevention, fire safety and for the […]

Branchville Volunteers PT for Health and Fitness

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In early April 2010, several members of a volunteer fire station sat in the dayroom discussing getting in shape. Cardiac-related incidents are among the leading causes of firefighter deaths in the United States. Over the past two decades, statistics show that 50 percent of firefighter fatalities are attributed to poor health conditions. A small group […]