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TEAMWORK and SAVING JIMMY LOOR

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L to R; Fire Fighter/Medic Technician James R. Porter, Fire Fighter/Medic Michael S. Williams, Fire Captain Ricardo L. Summers, Fire Fighter/Medic Christine J. Wrzesinski, Jimmy Loor and the Staff from AAMC. MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperon, 240-508-7930, MEBrady@co.pg.md.us On Thursday, August 19, 2010, a recently retired civilian employee of the Prince George’s County […]

Chillum Fire/EMS Station Adds Additional Services

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The Chillum Fire/EMS Station had not run an engine call in nearly a year. The engine company was removed in August 2009 as part of the Fire/EMS Departments redeployment of suppression forces. Up until Sunday, July 18, 2010, a paramedic unit was the only unit to respond from the station at 6330 Riggs Road. With […]

Off Duty and Retired PGFD Medics Save a Teen’s Life

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department recently became aware of life saving actions by two members. Fire Fighter/Medic Antonio D. Cole and retired Fire Fighter/Medic Melvin Batts performed cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a 13-year-old male drowning victim and were successful in his resuscitation. Antonio Cole, off-duty at the time and Melvin Batts, […]

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Silver Hill Fire/EMS Station was the busiest Prince George’s County station in 2008 with 17, 318 responses. Each year the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department participates in FIREHOUSE National Run Survey. Being as we are a combination, career and volunteer, we fall into the paid department category. Statistics information is compiled by Christine […]