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Sprinkler Systems Control 3 Fires in 20 Hours

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Sprinkler systems designed for specific occupancies controlled fires in three separate incidents within a 20-hour period in Prince George’s County.  The first incident was on Friday, February 3, at about 6:30 pm.  Firefighters were alerted to a fire in a 2-story single family home in Allentown.  Upon […]

Firefighters Handle 2 Home Fires – Residential Sprinkler Handles 1

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Firefighters battled home fires late last night and early this morning.  There was another fire that occurred yesterday that was extinguished by a residential sprinkler system and required little intervention by firefighters. At around 7:30 pm, Thursday, November 17, 2011, Firefighter/Medics were dispatched to a fire in […]

Hyattsville Resident Injured in Fire – Some Others Displaced

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A fire at a Hyattsville senior living apartment building has seriously injured one resident and displaced several others.  Just after 11:00 pm, Friday, March 4, 2011, firefighters and paramedics were alerted to an apartment fire with one person burned.  Fire/EMS units arrived at the Friendship Arms Apartments […]

15-Year Study on Prince George’s Residential Sprinkler Ordinance

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College Park, MD…A group of fire safety leaders gathered today to announce the release of a study that will impact fire services and residential sprinkler advocates across the Country. Benefits of Residential Fire Sprinklers: Prince George’s County 15-Year History with its Single-Family Residential Dwelling Fire Sprinkler Ordinance was released publicly today during a press conference […]

Residential Sprinklers Save Two Homes on Eve of Important Week for Firefighters

On a weekend that is set aside to honor fallen firefighters and commence with fire prevention week activities we remind our citizens and residents about the need to prevent fires from ever occurring and laws that on the books to protect you and us. The National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will conduct activities to honor […]

Support Residential Sprinklers

The citizens and residents of Prince George’s County have enjoyed the protection of residential sprinklers since the early 1990’s. It’s about time everyone have the same level of protection; including firefighters that must respond to and engage a fire that could have been extinguished by a residential sprinkler. Since the inception of the Prince George’s […]