FIRE INSPECTION FEE IMPLEMENTED

FIRE INSPECTION FEE IMPLEMENTED Program Starts April 1, 2009 The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department’s Office of the Fire Marshal will begin charging for fire inspections, effective April 1, 2009. County occupants who are required to show proof of a fire inspection in order to operate as a business, educational facility, health […]

GAZETTE ARTICLE: Retired Public Servant Still Giving Back

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by Timmy Gelles GAZETTE NEWSPAPER Staff Writer Retired public servant still giving back It’s a cold Saturday evening in late February and 50 firefighters have been battling a blaze at a single-family home for over an hour. Nearby, a large RV is parked and helping the effort, not by providing water to battle the fire, […]

Firefighters Work Quickly to Save Homes from Brush Fire

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At about 3:00 PM, Monday, March 9, 2009, firefighters from the Allentown area were alerted to smoke in the area of the 9200 block of Allentown Road. Firefighters responded and discovered a large, fast moving brush fire along the power lines. The area burning was near two housing communities and the wind was assisting in […]

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Article in today’s WASHINGTON POST that is about life in Baden. Several mentions of Baden Fire/EMS Station and several of their volunteer members. A World Unwinding Out There in Baden – washingtonpost.com Robert Buddy Boswell lives on 30 acres just three minutes away from the Baden Volunteer Fire Department, where he spends hours as a […]

Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery

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Fire Chief Eugene A. Jones confirms that this smoke alarm is working in a home on Flagstaff Street in Landover, MD this afternoon. District 5 County Council Member Andrea Harrison and Fire Chief Jones discuss fire safety matters with Landover resident William Lowry. Prince George’s County Firefighters greeted morning commuters at Metro Stations and went […]

Landover House Fire with Fatalities

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Just before 3:00 AM, Friday, March 6, 2009, Firefighters and Paramedics from the Landover area were alerted by a 911 caller that smoke was coming from a house in the 7200 Block of Flagstaff Street. Firefighters from Kentland were the first to arrive at this 1-story, with basement, single family home and indicated that they […]

Acting Fire Chief Eugene A. Jones

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Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson named Eugene A. Jones, a retired Fire/EMS Department Major, as Acting Fire Chief. Eugene Jones will take over the top spot of one of the largest and busiest combination, career and volunteer, Fire/EMS Departments in the Country. His appointment was effective February 9, 2009. The position became available with […]

I Predict a Busy Weekend for PGFD

The men and women of one of the largest combined; career, volunteer and civilian, Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department’s in the Country will do our part to remind citizens and residents of an important event this weekend. Firefighters, EMT’s, paramedics and civilian members of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department will be out in force […]

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