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Ice Rescue Training – Preparing for the Possibility

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us MEDIA NOTE: ICE RESCUE CLASSES WILL CONTINUE OVER THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK.  CONTACT ME IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND AND OBSERVE.  Weather conditions were perfect for Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics participating in an Ice Rescue Class. Temperatures near freezing with periods of light snow provided […]

Two Heavy Snow Rescues

Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics handled two rescues this evening involving accumulation of heavy snow on structures. One of the rescues involved injury to an adult female and the other was a rescue of a dog trapped in a collapsed kennel. The first incident occurred just before 5:00 PM when personnel responded to the […]

Thin Ice Injury Prompts Warning

Firefighters and Paramedics from the Largo area responded to a 911 report of a teenaged male and his dog that had fallen through the ice. Just before 4:00 PM, Saturday, January 16, 2010, Fire/EMS units responded to a pond located in the rear of townhouses located in the 10100 block of Greenspire Way in Largo. […]

Victim That Fell Through Ice has been Located

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A large Fire/EMS Department dispatch was sounded at about 9:30 AM, Tuesday, December 22, 2009, to search for a possible victim that fell through thin ice on a shallow Largo collection pond. After a systematic search was completed, no one was found in the water and the lone […]