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PGFD “Caught on Camera” to Premiere Sunday on MSNBC

Another cable TV production involving the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is soon set to premiere.  A NBC production “Caught on Camera” involves the dramatic video of the natural gas explosion at the Penn Mar Shopping Center in Forestville that injured 8 firefighters in May 2009.  This show includes interviews with Major […]

Forestville Ledo’s Pizze Re-Opens with Tribute to Firefighter/Medics

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The Ledo Pizza and Pasta in the Penn Mar Shopping Center in Forestville, Maryland, sustained significant damage when an explosion occurred in May of 2009.  The restaurant, along with 5 other businesses were not able to re-open due to the destruction.  The Ledo’s celebrated a Grand Re-Opening on Saturday, October 9, 2010, at a new location […]

Rising out of the Ashes – Ledo’s Pizza at Penn Mar SC

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In May of 2009, the Ledo’s Pizza Restaurant at the Penn Mar Shopping Center in Forestville was destroyed along with 5 other stores when an explosion occurred. The restaurant has relocated to a new store front in the same shopping center and the owner is paying tribute to the firefighters and paramedics that risked their […]

“MOST DARING” DOCUMENTS PENN-MAR EXPLOSION

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On May 7, 2009 an incident occurred that will be forever remembered by members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department. Firefighters answered the call that started out as an odor of natural gas inside of several stores in a strip mall in Forestville. The incident at the Penn-Mar Shopping Center progressed […]