County Monitored by Operations Centers During Snowstorm

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III activated the County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Monday at 8:00 p.m.  The Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department followed with opening the Department Operations Center (DOC). “Prince George’s County is prepared for our first major winter weather […]

Tips to Help Prevent Frozen Pipes in your Home and Business

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Prince George’s County homes constructed since the early 1990’s have a residential sprinkler system installed to save lives and protect property.  Therefore there are a large number of single family homes, in addition to commercial buildings and multi-family dwellings, that are equipped with […]

Prince George’s County DPW&T Activates Full Deployment for Winter Storm

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Prince George’s County Activates Full Deployment for Winter Storm Warning For immediate release: 2/16/2015 11:20:00 AM For more information, contact: Carol Terry, Public Information Officer, DPW&T, 301-883-5600 ​ LARGO, MD â€“Prince George’s County will activate a full deployment of personnel and contract services today at 3:00 p.m. in preparation for the snow and frigid temperatures forecasted for the […]

PGFD Firefighters Battle Cottage City House Fire

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO No sooner had the “ink dried” on the press release describing a busy Valentines weekend when firefighters fought yet another house fire.  At about 9:45 am dispatchers at the Public Safety Communications alerted firefighters to a house fire in Cottage City.  Along with […]

Current Forecast, Warnings and Safety Tips for Presidents Day Snowstorm

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE…UPDATEDNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC509 AM EST MON FEB 16 2015…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THISMORNING……WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENINGTO NOON EST TUESDAY…* PRECIPITATION TYPE…SNOW.* ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO […]

Valentines Weekend Busy for PGFD and Public Safety Dispatchers

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO It was anything but sweet for public safety personnel working this past weekend and the outlook for remaining busy continues.  On Saturday, February 14th, an arctic blast brought about one inch of snow to Prince George’s County, Maryland, followed by rapidly dropping temperatures, […]

Clinton House Fire Displaces 13 Occupants – Clayton Lane

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Public Information Officer, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO At about 8:45 pm Prince George’s County Firefighters and Paramedics from Clinton and other surrounding stations were alerted to a house fire.  Fire/EMS units arrived at a single family home in the 8900 block of Clayton Lane to find fire showing, There […]

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Promotions – Civilian and Battalion Chief Announced

Two promotions were recently announced by Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor.  One of the promotions is a civilian promotion and the other is a career position. The following promotions will be effective Sunday,February 22, 2015 Administrative Aide III Xiomara Lozano-ChevezAssigned to the Office of Risk Management and Safety and Battalion Chief Paul “Scott” Kilpatrick Fourth Battalion […]

Mount Rainier House Fire – 37th Street

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Public Information Officer, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO A fire of an undetermined cause and origin triggered total destruction of a Mt. Rainier home this morning.    Firefighters were dispatched just before 5:30 am to a 2-story single family home in the 4000 block of 37th Street and arrived to […]

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