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Kevin O’Toole Released from Hospital – On the Way Home

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A press conference with just about every print, television and radio media outlet in the Washington-Baltimore Region present to document this important day, Volunteer Sergeant Kevin O’Toole stepped outside of the hospital for the first time since he was admitted 55 days ago.  A significant day in […]

Possible Release Date for Injured Fire Fighter O’Toole

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Kevin O’Toole has been through unimaginable pain and suffering over the past three months.  On the evening of February 24, 2012, Kevin was caught in a “fireball” that caused injury to him and six other firefighters.  Kevin got the worst of it.  He sustained 2nd and 3rd […]

UPDATE – Good News from the Burn Unit from Kevin O’Toole – Week 6.5

This weeks update is provided by Prince George’s County Fire Captain Charlie Flinn.  “Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin O’Toole had surgery on his left hand/arm Monday, April 9.  He is doing very well after this most recent round of skin-grafts. Presently his forearm and hand are bandaged rather tightly so that the skin can “take”.  All other surgical sites are doing […]

UPDATE – A Personal Visit with Kevin O’Toole – Week 5

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BY: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us To provide this week’s update I had the privilege of visiting and spending some time with Kevin O’Toole at Medstar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday.  Kevin had just completed a physical therapy session and was sore and in obvious pain.  Joining us were Jane O’Toole, Kevin’s mother, […]

UPDATE – Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin O’Toole – Week 4

Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin O’Toole received a change in scenery while he continues his recovery from burn injuries he sustained while battling a Riverdale House Fire on February 24.  Twenty-two year-old O’Toole was moved out of the Burn Unit Intensive Care Unit to a step down unit.  This is an indication that he is […]

UPDATE – Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin O’Toole – Week 3

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Kevin O’Toole, 22 years of age, was injured in a house fire in Riverdale on February 24.  He sustained burns over 50% of his body and has been in the Burn Unit at Medstar Washington Hospital Center since the night of the fire. Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin O’Toole Kevin’s father, Jeff O’Toole, provided us […]