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Hyattsville Volunteers Place Paramedic Ambulance In-Service

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, PGFD Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Dave J. Iannone, President-Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department, 240-351-8568 The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department recently implemented a Paramedic Ambulance (PA) program that will provide advanced life support (ALS) medical care. The PA operates within the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operational Program, as managed by the Prince George’s County […]

Services Monday for Matthew Falcone, Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department

Services Monday for Matthew Falcone, Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department Life Member & Former Live-In Falcone’s Volunteer Fire Service Career Cut Short After Sustaining Burns in Mount Rainier House Fire The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department is sad to announce thepassing of life member and former live-in Matthew Falcone. Matt is thebrother of current HVFD Vice President […]

Fire in Hyattsville Vacant Warehouse Knocked Quickly

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish a fire in a vacant Hyattsville warehouse this morning.  Around 11:15 am, Sunday, March 6, 2011, firefighters were alerted for a possible vacant warehouse fire near Lancer Drive and Ager Road.  The large vacant structure, formerly Ginns Supply warehouse, had smoke showing […]

Long Time Volunteer Fire Fighter “Jimmy Hook” Passes Away

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us It is with deep regret that the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department announces the sudden and unexpected death (medical) of one of our volunteer members. We join the officers and members of the Berwyn Heights (BHVFD) and Hyattsville (HVFD) Volunteer Fire Department’s in the […]

Hyattsville Building Evacuated From Strange Odor

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighter/Medics from the Hyattsville and surrounding stations were alerted for a possible natural gas odor with sick people at about 10:00 am this morning. Fire/EMS units responded to 6511 America Boulevard; a 4-story office building with retail and restaurants occupying the ground level. Firefighters initiated an investigation […]

Hyattsville House Fire Claims Second Victim

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of a second victim from a Hyattsville house fire. On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at about 3:50 am, firefighters removed two sisters from their burning home in the 4700 block of 40th Avenue. Seven occupants were […]

Hyattsville House Fire with Civilian injuries

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Just before 4:00 am. Wednesday, January 19, 2011, firefighter/Medics were alerted to a house fire with children trapped.  Upon arrival in the 4700 block of 40th Avenue in Hyattsville, fire/EMS units encountered a 1 1/2/ story, wood frame, single family home with heavy fire conditions consuming the front portion of the house.  Firefighters mounted an […]

Firefighters Recognized for Life-Saving Rescue

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Several members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department were recognized for their efforts in which a young life was saved. Prince George’s County Fire Chief Eugene A, Jones presented Emergency Services Awards and congratulated them on their extraordinary contributions in the rescue from […]