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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Honors First Responders

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) kicked-off their public policy conference by hosting a reception in remembrance and tribute to 9/11 First Responders on the evening of September 11, 2011, on Capitol Hill.  CHCI Chair Representative Charles A. Gonzalez, and fellow Congressmen Silvestre Reyes and Steny Hoyer […]

Off-Duty Fire Captain Bestowed with National Award

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James M. Jiron was presented with two awards yesterday for his actions in September 2010. Jiron was attending a family function in Woodstock, VA when he came across a house fire. Without the protection of personal protective equipment or a hose line he immediately went to investigate and provide assistance. He entered the structure, searched […]

Off-Duty Fire Captain Credited with Saving 2 Occupants from House Fire

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Fire Fighter/Medic Captain James Jiron MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us An off-duty member of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department is being credited with preventing injuries and, perhaps, saving lives, over the weekend in Woodstock, Va. Acting Fire Fighter/Medic Captain James Jiron entered a burning home, alerted and removed […]