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UPDATE – Two Residents Rescued from Chillum Apartment Fire – Sheridan Street

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us UPDATED INFORMATION IS LISTED BELOW Prince George’s County Firefighters battled a second floor apartment fire and rescued two occupants from their Chillum apartment this afternoon.  At around 4:00 pm, Fire/EMS units were dispatched to the 600 block of Sheridan Street for a reported apartment fire.  Firefighters […]

Firefighters Rescue Toddler From District Heights Townhouse Fire

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 1:45 am, Friday, February 17, Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics were alerted to a townhouse fire with a child trapped.  Fire/EMS units arrived at the 2-story, end of the row, townhouse at 6135 Hil-Mar Drive in District Heights with heavy fire showing from the […]

Forestville Apartment Fire with Rescues and Great Job by Young 911 Caller

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Copy of 911 Call is Available Firefighters safely removed three occupants sheltered on their third floor balcony while a fire burned a floor below this afternoon in Forestville. It was just before 2:00 pm, Thursday, October 27, when 12 year old Chyna Campbell thought she heard alarm […]

Knights of Columbus Announce County Fire Fighter/Medics of the Year

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department has been notified that two of our employees will be recognized with awards. The Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council No. 2577, will honor and award our Firefighter/Medics at their Annual Public Safety Recognition Night and Bull and Oyster Roast on Saturday, February 19, 2011. The […]

Firefighters Recognized for Life-Saving Rescue

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Several members of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department were recognized for their efforts in which a young life was saved. Prince George’s County Fire Chief Eugene A, Jones presented Emergency Services Awards and congratulated them on their extraordinary contributions in the rescue from […]

Valiant Rescue by Firefighters But Drowning Victims Succumb (edit on 7/23/10)

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Despite the valiant rescue by firefighters and paramedics of two people from a residential backyard pool, both victims succumbed shortly after their arrival at the hospital. A 911 call was received just before 2:30 pm, Thursday, July 22, 2010, reporting a 12-year-old male was motionless in a […]