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20 Year Anniversary Memorial Service of the LODD of Kenneth Michael Hedrick

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Kenneth Michael Hedrick 20 Year Anniversary of the LODD On the evening of the 20th anniversary of the line of duty death of Kenneth Hendrick, the members of the Morningside Volunteer Fire Department held a memorial service.  The event was attended by nearly 100 members of the […]

NFFF – “Chicago Fire Department – Everyone Goes Home”

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has released a video that should be watched by every member of the Fire/EMS Department and their family.  This video, about 40 minutes in duration, will reinforce everything you learned at the Training Academy.  Do you still practice what you learned??  This is the press release from the NFFF that […]

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Golf Tournament

Renditions Golf Course would liketo invite you to take part of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation  Golf Tournament Renditions Golf CourseDavidsonville Maryland 21035October 7th, 2011Registration starts at 6:30amShotgun Start at 8:00am / Best Ball Tournament Format ~$125 donation per player~Range Balls prior to start~Continental Breakfast~On Course Beverages~Lunch and Silent Auction~Door Prize Entry~Hole in one for […]

Remember The Day So We Will Never Forget – September 11, 2001

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Remember the Day so we will Never Forget September 11, 2001 Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department As a tribute to honor the 10 year anniversary of this tragic event on September 11, 2001, I asked members of our Department to share their thoughts and memories.  The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS […]

County Executive and Fire Chief to Join Recruits in Run Across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor as well as members of the Fire/EMS Department command staff will join recruit firefighters in a run across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (WWB). The members of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department’s Career Recruit […]

Recruits Run for Fallen Firefighter

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By: Ashley D. Mansfield, College Intern, Fire/EMS Department Public Information Office The recruits run across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Training Academy Photo) On June 10, Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department Career Recruit Schools (CRS) 42 and 43 undertook yet another valiant effort, this time for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Forty-two […]

Recruit Firefighters Going the Extra Mile

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A class of Prince George’s County recruit firefighters is taking lessons learned and taking it to heart. It appears that some of the current career recruits are learning more than basic firefighting and emergency medical technician skills. From donating blood to injured firefighters or researching and writing […]

Remembering Fire Fighter Thomas L. Graves, Jr.

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By: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Shortly after three o’clock on the afternoon of April 16, 1980, Prince George’s County Fire Department units were alerted to respond to a gas leak in a residential apartment complex in the Glenn Dale community of Prince George’s County. Fire Fighter Thomas L. Graves, Jr. On arrival, crews began […]

Chief and Recruits Climb Stairs to Honor 9/11 FDNY

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us PGFD Firefighter Katie Fisher and Acting Fire Chief Bashoor during their ascent of 110 flights of stairs. On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, Acting Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor and 24 recruit firefighter/medics from Prince George’s County, MD, participated in a National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.  The […]

Thanks from the NFFF – Producing the Seat Belt PSA

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department recently received a note of thanks from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF).  Ronald Jon Siarnicki, Executive Director of the NFFF, thanked the Department for providing personnel and apparatus that were used in a new seat belt public service announcement.  Ron Siarnicki wrote, “I want to […]

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