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Fire at the University of Maryland Extinguished

Media Contact: Mark Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At around 3:15 pm, Monday, January 16, 2012, firefighters were alerted to smoke in a educational building on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park. Fire/EMS units arrived at the JM Patterson Building on Regents Driver and found a working fire in a second floor […]

Something Went Wrong in CHEM 242 Class

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 At about 12:30 pm today firefighters, paramedics, hazardous material units and University of Maryland (UMD) officials responded to a report of an explosion inside the Chemistry Building on the main campus in College Park. Firefighters from College Park Fire/EMS Station #812 were first alerted to investigate an […]

Fire/EMS Behind the Scenes at Melwood Prince George’s County Open

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The Nationwide Tour’s Melwood Prince George’s County Open got underway this week at the University of Maryland Golf Course in College Park. “The best weather possible for a golf tournament,” stated one fan. Temperatures in the 80’s with low humidity and friendly staff is proving to make Prince George’s County a perfect pairing for the […]

Worker Injured at Campus Construction Site

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 A green steel re-bar column support lays on the ground after falling onto worker. At 1113 am, Friday, May 27, 2011, the ambulance from College Park,A812,  was dispatched to the intersection of Stadium Dr/Regents Dr on the campus of the University of Maryland for an injured person. […]

Early Morning Evacuation of U of M Denton Hall Due to Small Fire

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Student residents of Denton Hall at the University of Maryland got an early wake-up alarm this morning. It was a “fire alarm” that awakened students at about 4:20 am, Thursday, March 10, 2011. The buildings alarm system was activated by a student to warn other occupants of […]