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Focus on Fire Safety: Heating Fire Safety

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Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Focus on Fire Safety: Heating Fire Safety The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department is sharing fire safety and injury prevention advice from our friends at the United State Fire Administration (USFA).  The high cost of home heating fuels and utilities has caused many Americans to […]

It’s Time to Remove Your Christmas Tree

 MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 It may be time to remove your Christmas tree from inside of your home.  The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department recommends that a well-maintained, watered, tree remain inside of your home no longer than 3 weeks.  Warning – a tree that has already turned […]

Holiday Fire Safety

Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Holiday Fire Safety Adobe Acrobat (PDF)/Other Help Download A Season for Sharing in Fire Safety (PDF, 167 Kb) A Season for Sharing in Fire Safety Once again we join with our partners at the United States Fire Administration (USFA) to share fire safety advice to help reduce the […]

Focus on Fire Safety: Holiday Cooking

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 Focus on Fire Safety: Holiday Cooking The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is partnering with the United State Fire Administration (USFA) to help reduce the instances of cooking fires and injuries.  Cooking fires continue to be the most common type of fires experienced by […]

Safety Tips for Electric Space Heaters

A Laurel, Maryland, family may have learned the hard way; however, their loss of property should serve as a reminder to everyone about precautions when using electric space heaters. Fire/EMS units from the Laurel area were alerted to a house fire on Friday evening, November 26, 2010, just after 8:00 pm. Firefighters from Laurel arrived […]

Former Member Appointed to NFPA Position

The Prince George’s County, Maryland, Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department congratulates retired member Gregory B. Cade on his recent appointment. Cade served the citizens and residents of Prince George’s County for 24 years in various capacities while working his way up the ranks to the position of Assistant Fire Chief upon his retirement. He subsequently […]

USFA Administrator Cochran Particpates in Career Day at Elementary School

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 The Prince George’s County MD Fire/EMS Department was pleased to assist the United States Fire Administrator today with a “career day” visit. Kelvin J. Cochran, U.S. Fire Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s United States Fire Administration, participated in a career day at the Skyline Elementary […]

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 […]