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Trapped Worker Rescued in Laurel

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics rescued a worker that was trapped within a large piece of machinery in what proved to be a very challenging rescue.  Firefighters and Paramedics were dispatched to an industrial area in the 5400 block of Van Dusen Road in Laurel at about 11:00 […]

Kitchen Fire Extinguished by Sprinklers – Mom Under Arrest

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Carreen Koubek, Laurel City Police Department, 240-454-4934 A residential sprinkler activated, contained a kitchen fire and spared a Laurel family from tragedy this afternoon.  By the time the event had concluded a mother of 2 young children was under arrest. At around 1:15 pm, Friday, February […]

Two Unrelated Home Fires – Laurel and District Heights

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Prince George’s County Firefighters extinguished two unrelated home fires last night.  Fire loss for both homes is estimated at $75,000 and both families displaced, however, no civilian or firefighter injuries were reported. The first incident occurred Monday evening at about 8:00 pm at a 2-story single family home […]

MEDIA ADVISORY – Laurel Heavy-Duty Rescue Squad Dedication

The Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad, at 14910 Bowie Road, Laurel Maryland 20707, would like to invite the press to the dedication of our new heavy rescue squad. The event will be held at our station on Saturday December 10, 2011. The event starts at 11:00 am. Our new heavy rescue squad is a 2011 Pierce […]

Unit Citation Awarded From BW Parkway Crash

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Twenty-eight career and volunteer members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department were presented with the Departments highest award – a Unit Citation. The presentation was made by Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor who presented individual certificates, letters and Distinguished Service Ribbons to the individuals […]

Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad Held a Fire Prevention Day

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“The Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad partnered with our local Home Depot on Saturday Oct 09, 2011 to spotlight  fire prevention month. The great weather helped to insure the citizens of Laurel a great time, an opportunity to meet their local Fire / Rescue Volunteers and to learn about fire prevention and safety.”Mark ArsenaultFire / EMS Chief and President Laurel Volunteer […]

Laurel 2-Alarm Apartment Building Fire

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 Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 4:30 this afternoon, Saturday, October 1, a fire erupted at a 3-story garden apartment building in the 8800 block of Hunting Lane in Laurel. Firefighters from Laurel Rescue Squad were the first to arrive and found heavy smoke from the roof and fire on the […]

Trailer Fire on Interstate 95 in Laurel

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Video and images by Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930

Firefighters Free Male Trapped in Ventilation Duct in Laurel

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 In an apparent incident of, “what are you going to do when they come for you??” an adult male was rescued by firefighters after being trapped in a ventilation duct for up to 8 hours. At about 9:30 am, Thursday, May 5, 2011, Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics […]

Laurel Garage Fire – 12800 Block of Cedarbrook Lane

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Prince George’s County Firefighters have battled their third unrelated attached garage fire in just over 24 hours.  Firefighters work to contain fire in the garage of a home on Cedarbrook Lane in Laurel. At about 1:15 pm, Tuesday, April 12, 2011, firefighters from Laurel responded to a reported house fire in the 12800 block of […]

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