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Safety First Day of the Month – Test your Smoke Alarm

Safety First Day of the Month – Test your Smoke AlarmToday is March 1, 2012, and being as it is the first day of the month, it is time to perform the most basic function in ensuring you, your family and loved ones are protected by a working smoke alarm.On the first day of every […]

A Day to Work – Not A Day Off in Community of Berwyn Heights

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service The American Red Cross, Prince George’s County Chapter,  held their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service in the Town of Berwyn Heights today, Monday, January 16, 2012. About 60 members of the community met at the […]

Munroe Family Relief Effort Included Donation News

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Media Contact: Prince George’s County Police Public Information Office, 301-772-4710 Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, PGFD Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Police Department, Lewisdale Elementary School, and the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department coordinated a relief effort for the Munroe family, who were victims of a tragic fire in Lewisdale, Maryland […]

Smoke Alarm Effort to Continue Today Throughout County

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A early morning house fire on Griffen Street in Lewisdale Sunday morning, November 27, 2011, claimed the life of a 6 year old and two family members remain in critical condition. Fire Investigators could not locate a smoke alarm in the home.  Firefighters returned to the Lewisdale […]

Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor Discusses Smoke Alarms

Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery – SIMPLE AND FREE

Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery – SIMPLE AND FREE MEDIA CONTACT: PGFD On-Duty PIO, 301-883-7154 Each year the men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS)Department remind our citizens and residents to save lives and limit property damage by promoting working smoke alarms. Twice a year we promote our […]

PGFD and Lowe’s Partner for Fire Safety

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department partnered with Lowe’s of Largo, Maryland, today to promote safety for local homeowners.  Firefighters/Medics and employees of the Lowe’s Home Improvement store on Campus Way South teamed up to check smoke alarms, provide fire safety and information prevention material.  […]

Working Smoke Alarm Saves a Sleeping Family of 9

Media Contact, Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A Ritchie family of 9 can thank a working smoke alarm for awakening them and allowing time to escape their burning home. At about 8:15 am this morning firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire on the second floor of a home at 8100 Thornfield […]

Red Cross and Firefighters Canvass Community with Fire Safety Message

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us Volunteer members of the American Red Cross, National Capital Region, joined firefighter/medics from the Hyattsville area this morning in a fire safety campaign. On Friday morning, June 10, 2011, about 2-dozen Red Cross volunteers met with firefighters at the Hyattsville Fire/EMS Station #801 and identified communities […]

IAFF Local 1619 Firefighters and Paramedics Donate Smoke Alarms

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E.Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association donated over 100 smoke alarms to the Fire/EMS Department to be distributed to the citizens and residents of Prince George’s County. (L to R) IAFF Local 1619 Vice-President Christian Wargo, Acting Fire Chief Marc Bashoor and Local 1619 President […]

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