Redstone American Grill at National Harbor Offers Public Safety Discount

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The recently opened Redstone American Grill at National Harbor would like to thank Firefighters, Paramedics and all public safety for their service.  General Manger Joel Stark is offering a 10% discount off of your food and non-alcoholic beverages items when you dine at their restaurant.  The Redstone American Grill, located at 155 National Plaza, has […]

PGFD Safety Tip of the Week – Ambiance VS Candle/Incense Safety

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The fire service has seen an increase in home fires with the popularity and increased use of candles and incense.  Combine the everyday popularity of candles and the romance of Valentines Day where candles and incense play an important role in the ambiance […]

Right Tool for the Right Job

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On January 20, 2015, personnel and equipment from the Prince George’s County Office of the Fire Marshal were requested by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department to support an investigation that was being conducted on Childs Point Road in Annapolis. The scene was very challenging to say the least. There were 6 people (2 adults […]

Bowie Blade/Capital Gazette Coverage of the Market Place Project

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36° F HOME CONNECT NEWS SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT LIFE OPINION OBITUARIES MARKETPLACE CLASSIFIED MORE BOWIE: News Sports Opinion Community Vote! Bowie Readers Choice Database: Bowie City Employee Salaries Home  > Bowie Blade-News  > News from Bowie Blade-News ‘The best training they’ve had’: Developer offers Bowie Marketplace to fire department until demolition Comments 0  1 Related Fire Training in Bowie [Pictures] […]

USPS Hyattsville Letter Carrier Awarded for Potentially Saving a Life

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department recognized a United States Postal Service Letter Carrier today for his actions in alerting a sleeping occupant of a burning Hyattsville duplex.  Deputy Fire Chief James McClelland and Fire Captain Kenneth Stack visited the Post Office at […]

Images from PGFD Bomb Squad Ops in Hyattsville

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On Monday, February 2, the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Departments Bomb Squad was requested to assist in the identification of a suspicious package found in an outdoor space in Hyattsville.  The Bomb Squad used their robot to identify the contents of an unattended book bag that proved to be non-explosive. The City of Hyattsville Police […]

Community Leaders and Adopt-A-Neighborhood Program

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MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO Many successful programs have been conceptualized on the curb of a fire damaged home.  The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department Adopt a Neighborhood program is no different.  A life-saving program literally rising from the ashes.  While standing at the end […]

Safety First Day of the Month – Activated CO Detector Saves Neighbors Life

Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930 mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO A resident of a Greenbelt apartment building knew about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and the only safe way to detect the “Silent Killer” is to have a working CO detector.  At about 12:30 pm, Sunday, February 1, her CO detector sounded a warning […]

PGFD PROFILE – Deputy Fire Chief Corey A. Smedley

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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 recently appointed Corey A. Smedley to the position of Deputy Fire Chief.  The appointment was effective December 29, 2014. Deputy Fire Chief Corey A. Smedley began his career as a firefighter with the Prince George’s […]

Train the Trainer – All Hazard Position Specific PIO Class at National Emergency Training Center

I will be instructing a Train the Trainer – All-Hazards Position Specific Public Information Officer Class at the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The course still has some vacancies and scheduled to be conducted on the date as noted below: • E-953 All-Hazards Position Specific Public Information Officer TtT on March 16 – 20, […]

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