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From PGFD IAFF Local – MDA Muscle Walk

Brothers and Sisters,The State of Maryland MDA Goodwill Ambassador Naomi Hess, daughter of Brother Steve Hess, is forming a team for the MDA Muscle Walk that is being held on March 25th at White Marsh Mall beginning at 0930 hours. The Muscle Walk is a fun, meaningful way to help make a significant difference in […]

FROM IAFF Local 1619: Past President Robert Fuller Passes Away

This article reprinted from the Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association website: http://www.iaff1619.org/ Past President Robert Fuller Passes Away It is with great sadness that the Officers and Members of the Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association announce the passing of Past President Robert J. Fuller. Brother Fuller served […]

Reporter Feels Her Stories – Fire Ops 101

This package is by news reporter Natalie Wilson from Prince George’s Community Television as she covers a Fire Ops 101; a program designed to raise the awareness of elected officials and media about firefighting.  The event was sponsored by the Prince George’s County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association in conjunction with the Fire/EMS Department and […]

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IAFF Local 1619 Firefighters and Paramedics Donate Smoke Alarms

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E.Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association donated over 100 smoke alarms to the Fire/EMS Department to be distributed to the citizens and residents of Prince George’s County. (L to R) IAFF Local 1619 Vice-President Christian Wargo, Acting Fire Chief Marc Bashoor and Local 1619 President […]

PGFD PROFILE – Firefighter Supports Wounded Warrior Project

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A Prince George’s County Fire Fighter has tasked himself to making a difference for an extremely worthy cause. Fire Fighter Ryan E. Aikens is a 7-year member of the Fire/EMS Department and became involved with raising funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded […]

PGFD Contingent Attend Funeral in Bridgeport CT

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Approximately 35 career, volunteer and retired personnel representing Prince George`s County were in Bridgeport Connecticut to honor the passing of Lt. Velasquez at his funeral on Friday, July 30, 2010. Andy Pantelis, President of IAFF Local 1619 stated, “It was with great sadness that the Officers and Members of IAFF Local 1619 announced the death […]