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Hyattsville Volunteers Place Paramedic Ambulance In-Service

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, PGFD Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Dave J. Iannone, President-Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department, 240-351-8568 The Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department recently implemented a Paramedic Ambulance (PA) program that will provide advanced life support (ALS) medical care. The PA operates within the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operational Program, as managed by 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 […]

EMS AWARDS and a Paramedic Reunites with Victim

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Cindy Mathieu, Chris Larsen, Fire Chief E.A. Jones and Paramedic K.E. Murphy MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Several members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department were honored on Monday, May 17, 2010. To help kick-off National EMS Week, Fire Chief Eugene Jones presented several awards. The best award […]

Volunteer Paramedic Ambulance 849 Placed In Service

BY: Barry Johnson, Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad and Mark E. Brady, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department On Monday February 22nd, the Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad (LVRS) and the Prince George’s Fire and EMS Department (PGFD) placed its first all Volunteer Paramedic Ambulance in service. This Paramedic Ambulance, staffed by a paramedic and specially trained EMT-B, […]