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ENGINE RUNS FATAL CRASH IN LANHAM

Monday, March 18, 2013  Just after 1300 hrs., units were alerted to the area of MLK Hwy and Whitfield Chapel Road for the report of the collision with one vehicle ovrturned, on fire, and one trapped.  Units AOS to find one vehicle well off with one occupant trapped inside.  PG Police AOS first and attempted to pull the driver out, but was unsuccessful.  The driver was pronounced dead on the scene, and one police officer was transported to MEDSTAR for burn injuries to the hands and face.

**Dash Cam Video of Rescue Attempt**

http://pgpolice.blogspot.com/2013/03/pgpd-lieutenant-injured-trying-to.html

   


 

FIRST DUE TRAP JOB ON BW PARKWAY

Thursday, March 14, 2013  In the early morning hours, units were alerted to the BW Parkway in the area of Annapolis Road for crash.  Co. 30 units AOS to find a two vehicle collision with one overturned and one trapped.  The assignment was upgraded, bringing RS833 and M830 to the scene.  RS833 extricated the patient, who was transported to PGH. Units cleared in about 40 minutes.

     


 

CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS, CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES

Saturday, March 9, 2013  "Change your clocks, change your batteries" is part of the initiatve of both Landover Hills VFD and PGFD to ensure that every home in our community has working smoke detectors.  We ask that every family check its home and be sure that smoke detectors are present and working.  We ask this year especially that you check with your neighbors as well to remind them of the importance of having these in their homes.  It is proven, smoke detectors in the event of a fire WILL help save lives. 

Any questions or if you need help installing a smoke detector, please contact us at (301) 883-7730.

   


 

HOUSE FIRE IN BLADENSBURG

Courtesy of Bladensburg Volunteers

Courtesy of Bladensburg Volunteers

Wednesday, March 6, 2013  Just before 1800 hrs., units were alerted to the 4200 BLK of 54th Street (Co. 9's first due) for the report of a house fire.  Co. 9 units AOS to find a two story, multi unit structure with fire showing from the second floor and roof areas.  Crews made an aggressive interior attack to knock the fire and perform a search of the individual "apartments".  Units operated for just over an hour before returning to service.

   


 

TRAP JOB WITH ONE FATALITY IN FRONT OF CO. 33

Courtesy of Kentland Volunteers

Courtesy of Kentland Volunteers

Monday, March 4, 2013  Just before 1200hrs., units were alerted to the area of Landover Road and Firehouse Road (Co. 33's first due) for the report of a crash with several trapped.  Co. 33 AOS to find a vehicle that had run into a cement truck, trapping all three occupants.  The driver was pronounced dead on the scene, while the other two passengers were extricated by RS833 and taken to area trauma centers.  Units returned to service after about 45 minutes.

   


 

SMALL FIRE IN 33 WAREHOUSE

Tuesday, February 26, 2013  Just before 1830hrs., units were alerted to the 8500 BLK of Rainswood Drive (Co. 33's first due) for the report of a building fire.  Units AOS to find a warehouse with smoke showing.  Crews located an auto off inside.  Units operated for about 30 minutes before returning to service.

   


 

ENGINE AND "A" CHIEF ON CAR INTO THE CVS

Tuesday, February 26, 2013  Just after 1230hrs., units were alerted to the 6500 BLK of Landover Road (Co. 30's first due) for the report of a car into the building. Units from Co 30 AOS to find a single vehicle into the CVS. Chief 30A had the Command, while units checked the driver out for injuries and inspected the building for structural damage. Units returned to service after about 30 minutes.

   


 

DAYTIME HOUSE FIRE IN CO. 6'S FIRST DUE

Thursday, February 21, 2013  Just after 0930hrs., units were alerted to the 3900 BLK of 96th Avenue (Co. 6's first due) for the report of a house fire with possibly one trapped.  Units AOS to find heavy fire showing from the home.  An agressive interior attack was made and searches completed.  Due to the heavy spread of fire prior to Fire/EMS arrival, collapse conditions caused crews to back out for a short time before returning to interior operations.  Units cleared after about 90 minutes.

     
Courtesy of WJLA 7 News

Courtesy of WJLA 7 News

Courtesy of WJLA 7 News

Courtesy of WJLA 7 News



 

FATAL HOUSE FIRE IN GLENARDEN

Thursday, February 21, 2013  At approximately 0400hrs., units were alerted to the 8600BLK of Leslie Avenue (Co. 33's first due) for the report of a house fire.  Units AOS to find a one story, single family dwelling with heavy fire showing throughout.  A supplement advised that there were people still trapped inside the home.  Crews made an aggressive interior attack and search and pulled out four victims.  Two additional had made it out a window prior to Fire/EMS arrival.  Both an EMS and a Fire Task were sounded.  The four victims sustained critical injuries, including two children and one adult who died from their injuries.  One child remains hospitalized and is in critical condition. 

**Reminder to all, check your homes for working SMOKE DETECTORS**

     
Courtesy of PGFD PIO

Courtesy of PGFD PIO

Courtesy of PGFD CSU

Courtesy of PGFD CSU



 

BASEMENT FIRE IN COTTAGE CITY

Tuesday, February 19, 2013  Just before 0900 hrs., units were alerted the 4100BLK of Cottage Terrace (Co. 55's first due) for the report of a house fire.  Units AOS to find a 1 1/2 story single family dwelling with smoke showing.  Units located a fire in the basement.  Units operated for just under an hour before returning to service.

   


 
 
 

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