Monday, December 10, 2012
Five-year-old Nathan Norman, who is fighting terminal cancer, is asking for cards from emergency responders.
Update, Dec. 11, 2:40 p.m.: Five-year-old Nathan Norman is battling terminal cancer. While he's fighting the fight, he asked for Christmas cards from police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel. Prince George's County responders got together to send him their greetings. Fire and rescue and emergency personnel have been sending Nathan cards and gifts from all across the country, the Nathan Charles Norman blog reports. See the blog for updated information on his health and the response he is receiving for his request for cards. Editor's Note: An early report had incorrect information about Nathan Norman's age. We regret this error.
Monday, May 28, 2012
A list of grill safety tips provided by the Prince George's County Fire and EMS.
Firing up the grill today? Here are some grilling safety tips from the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS: Basic Grill Safety Charcoal Grill Safety Gas Grill Safety
Friday, October 21, 2011
The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department is donning pink T-shirts and participating in local events to help raise awareness and money for breast cancer research.
Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department is showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness month with its members donning pink shirts, designed by a member of the department, starting last Sunday and going through the end of the month. "The color 'pink' has become symbolic of breast cancer awareness. I am authorizing the change in work uniforms during this time to help with awareness efforts,” said Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor in a release. The initiative, called PGFD CARES, was organized by a group of the departments firefighters and medics to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. That group had hoped to sell 200 of the T-shirts to other members of the department after Chief Bashoor granted an exception…