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Drive Safely During Inclement Weather – SUV’s – This Means You Too!!!

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us During the early morning snow today, sleet and rain were creating hazardous driving conditions on area roadways. The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department responded to an above average number of incidents for motor vehicle crashes, most of which did not result in serious […]

Snow Predicted – Power Outages Are a Possibility – Be Prepared

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930, mebrady@co.pg.md.us The National Weather Service is predicting accumulating snow this afternoon in Prince George’s County. Snow will arrive this afternoon and is expected to fall and accumulate quickly during the evening hours. The snow is expected to be of a heavy and wet texture, meaning, the weight […]

Fire CHief Jones Commends His Department for BLizzard 2010 Operations

TO: Members of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department FR: Eugene A. Jones, Fire Chief RE: Above and Beyond the Call of Duty In keeping with the highest traditions of the Fire/EMS service, the men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department responded to the calls of the citizens and residents despite the […]

Winter Storm of February 5th-6th-7th, 2010

Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics handled 1823 calls for service over a 3-day period starting on Friday, February 5, 2010 (475 calls) while up to 29 inches of a heavy and wet snow blanketed the area. The busiest day was Saturday, February 6, 2010, when 752 calls were handled including nearly 200 for power […]

Partial Roof Collapse of Forestville Warehouse

Employees of Country Snack Company arriving for work this morning found that a portion of the roof and ceiling structure had collapsed in one of their bays. Firefighters were alerted at about 9:00 AM, Sunday, February 7, 2010, and arrived at a 1-story brick warehouse at 7984 Penn Randall Place in Forestville and evaluated the […]

Landover Hills Family Overcome by CO

A Landover Hills family of six was overcome by high levels of carbon monoxide (CO) and transported to area hospitals. On Saturday, February 6, 2010, at about 7:45 PM, a 911 call was received from a teen-aged occupant of a single family home in the 4100 block of 70th Avenue and stated that several members […]

Roads Remain Hazardous – Stay Home

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For the most part, snow has stopped falling. Accumulations of about 2-feet plus are being reported throughout Prince George’s County. Firefighters and paramedics have responded to calls for service all day and will continue to do so throughout the remainder of the day. We are asking citizens and residents to remain patient and stay at […]

Holiday Season Snow Storm – Prepared-Informed-Safe-Home

The December 2009 Holiday Season Snow Storm has Prince George’s County under a Winter Storm Warning, A Blizzard Warning and a State of Emergency declared by both the Governor and the County Executive. Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson declared a State of Emergency which requires all civilian vehicles off the roadways. Current snowfall […]