Saturday, July 27, 2013
Just after 1330hrs, units were alerted to the 3200blk of Perry Street for the report of a house fire. With units checking the area, a supplement advised a corrected address to the 3200blk of Otis Street. UT809 AOS to report a three story, garden style apartment building with a working fire on the first floor. C830A had "Division 1" utilizing Co. 9 and Co. 55. E830 was assigned to the second floor with Co. 1 to check for extension. Fire was contained to the first floor apartment with minimal extension.
Courtesy of D/C Hoglander
Friday, July 19, 2013
Just after lunch time, units were alerted to the 9300 BLK of Biemans Terrace (Co. 6's first due) for the report of a house fire. A supplement advised there were possible occupants trapped in the house. Engine 830 responded as the second due engine. Engine 806 AOS to find a two story single family home with heavy fire coming from the second floor and attic space. C830A had "division 2" with E806, E830, and TW833 while other crews worked to protect the exposures on the "B" and "D" sides. Both searches were negative, and two firefighters were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries. Crews operated for about two hours before returning to service.
Friday, July 19, 2013
Various units from PGFD, PGPD, MSP and other agencies took part in an "Active Shooter Drill" today at High Point High School in Beltsville. Crews simulated a mass casualty incident with scenarios throughout the building. This type is call is an unfortunate reality in our current society, so it is important that al our first responders drill on the operations involved.
Courtesy of PGPD
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Just before midnight, units were alerted to the 8400 BLK of Ardwick Ardmore Road for the report of a tractor trailer fire with possibly people trapped. A supplement advised this was probably secondary to a collision reported in the area as well. Co. 30 units AOS to find a passenger car underneath a tractor trailer with both fully involved. C830A had the command. Due to the amount of fire and fuel spill, additional suppression units were called to the scene including HAZMAT companies from 12 & 16. A total of three patients were evaluated and transported, two by ground and one by air, to various trauma centers. Units remained on the scene for about two hours before returning to service.
Courtesy of PGFD PIO
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Just after 1500hrs, units were alerted to the 3200BLK of Reed Street (Co. 33's area) for the report of an injured person. A supplement advised that there was a possible male shot. Units AOS to find an adult male who had been shot in the head. Patient was pronounced dead on the scene. PGPD is handling the investigation. Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to contact PG CrimeSolvers @ 1(866) 411-TIPS.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Just after dinner, MAB830 was alerted to respond to the 3700BLK of 36th Street in Mount Rainier to assist on the house fire that claimed the life of one occupant. An extensive investigation utilizing both Fire/EMS and Police went on well into the night.
Friday, May 31, 2013
The Officers and Members of the Landover Hills Volunteer Fire Department would like to congratulate Nancy Roberts on her retirement from PGFD today.Nancy has served Prince George's County for 35 1/2 years, most of which spent in the Fire Commission office. Nancy's job included a variety of responsibilities (more than a few!) including processing many of our current county volunteers. We would like to thank her for everything she has done for the Commission and all of our Departments. You will be missed.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
As the weather warms up and outside activities increase, calls for service tend to increase. Today seemed to be "Trauma Saturday".SB BW Parkway @ Landover Road --Pedestrian Struck (Priority 4)7500 BLK Landover Road--Priority 1 from an assaultBladensburg Road/38th Ave--Motorcycle Accident with single traumaAnnapolis Road/71st Ave--Pedestrian Struck (Priority 4)5000 BLK Townsend Way--Shooting**We remind all our citizens to STAY SAFE during the upcoming Spring/Summer Seasons**
Friday, May 3, 2013
Just after 0900hrs., units were alerted to the 4200 BLk of 48th Street (Co. 55's first due) for the house fire. Units AOS to find smoke showing from a single family dwelling. Units found a couple rooms off on division 2 with fire showing from "Side C" before the fire was knocked and searches completed.
Courtesy of Billy McNeel
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Just after 1630 hours., E830 was alerted to the 9300BLK of Kimbark Avenue for the report of an outside fire. While enroute, communications advised they were now receiving multiple calls and believed it was a house fire. E830 AOS to find a one story rambler with heavy fire throughout. With a report of one trapped, crews made an aggressive interior attack until conditions worsened and were pulled out for a brief time, before returning to offensive operations.
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