Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association


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Bowie VFD to Host March Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, February 26

The March monthly meeting of the PGCVFRA will be hosted by the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department at Company 39 on Wednesday March 8th. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with dinner being served prior to the meeting. All members of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association are encouraged to attend.... (Full Story & Photos)

New Mini Pumper for Accokeek VFD Co.24

PGCVFRA PIO, February 26

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department on the delivery of a new volunteer owned Mini Pumper. Mini pumper 24 is a 2016 Ford F550 4x4 , with a 300 gallon tank, 1000 GPM pump, 1000ft or supply line, 2-200ft 1-3/4" cross lays and 200ft of 3/4" booster line. ... (Full Story & Photos)

PGCVFRA Bingo Fundraiser

PGCVFRA PIO, February 24

As the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association steps up our efforts to support the Volunteer Fire and EMS system in our county the need for funds increases as well. Please join us on Sunday April 2nd at Accokeek VFD Station 24 for our first Bingo fund raiser of 2017. The doors open at 1pm and games start at 3pm. Fliers will be available at the next monthly meeting to spread the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prayer Breakfast Schedule Update

PGCVFRA PIO, February 18

Join the PGCVFRA Chaplain Corp for prayer and fellowship....

March 4th @ Marlboro VFD Co.20 April 8th @ Brentwood VFD Co.55

May 6th @ Forestville VFD Co.23 June 10th @ Brandywine VFD Co.40

July 8th @ Kentland VFD Co.33/46 August 12th @ Beltsville VFD Co.31

September 23rd @ Convention Co.55 October ... (Full Story)


2017 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

Member Brenda Sarmiento, December 28

2017 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

JANUARY 16, 17, (18 CPR) & 20
FEBRUARY 20, 21, (22 CPR) & 24
MARCH 20, 21 (22 CPR) & 24
APRIL 17, 18, (19 CPR) & 21
MAY 22, 23, (24 CPR) & 26
JUNE 19, 20, (21 CPR) & 23
JULY 17, 18 (19 CPR) & 21
AUGUST 21, 22, (23 CPR) & 25
SEPTEMBER ... (Full Story & Photos)

PGCVFRA 2016 TOYS FOR TOTS BICYCLE CHALLENGE

Member Brenda Sarmiento, November 23

Members of the Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association,

As we head into the holiday season this year, we are reminded of all the things we are thankful for, our families, friends, and health. One of the themes I will be reflecting upon is the dedication and selflessness of all of you the volunteers who give so freely of yourselves. Each day members of the Prince George’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Taking Care of Each Other

Member Glenn Locker, November 04

We all spend a lot of time and effort taking care of the citizens we serve. We are all focused on training, response, and the administration of our volunteer companies. It is also our duty to look out for the well being of our brother and sister volunteers. The physical stress of providing Fire and EMS service to our communities. Remember that our 1st responders also face mental stress. Take a few ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accokeek VFD Updating Units

Member Glenn Locker, November 03

The Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department (Co.24) has placed orders for 2 new units to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County. Our member companies apparatus purchases save taxpayers millions of dollars and reflect the pride taken in their departments.
The first unit is a new Mini Pumper being custom built by Rosenbauer on a Ford F 550 4X4 chassis to replace their aging unit. The Mini Pumper allows ... (Full Story & Photos)

Your Community Needs You

Member Glenn Locker, October 07

You can help protect your community by being a Volunteer Firefighter in Prince Georges County. Volunteer Departments throughout the county are actively looking for men and women willing to dedicate their time to train and respond to emergency calls. We offer free training at the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute, all Personal Protective Gear is provides.plus other benefits. Start by visiting the websites ... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 - 2017 PGCVFRA OFFICERS

Member Brenda Sarmiento, October 03

The newly elected 2016 - 2017 officers for the Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association are as follows:

President: William Cunningham, Sr.
1st Vice President: Mark Trader
2nd Vice President: Brian Cavanaugh
Secretary: Teri Heinicke
Assistant Secretary: Teresa Crisman
Treasurer: Margie Dickey
Assistant Treasurer: Joan Robison
Chief Chaplain: Harry Hetz
Chaplain: Elaine Huttenloch
Chaplain: ... (Full Story & Photos)

UPDATED PGFD GENERAL ORDERS

Member Brenda Sarmiento, September 21

Follow the link to the updated PGFD General Orders.... (Full Story)


Recruitment Support for Member Companies

Member Glenn Locker, June 07

The Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association,Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department, and the Prince Georges County Fire Commission have been selected to participate as a pilot in a National SAFER Grant. The Grant was awarded to the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), in partnership with the International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services (iWomen), ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kentland VFD Adds New Rescue Engine

Member Glenn Locker, June 03

The Kentland Volunteer Fire Department recently took delivery of their new Rescue Engine. The Pierce Arrow XT heavy duty rescue pumper will be placed in service soon as Rescue Engine 33. Congratulations to the Officers and Members for all of their hard work.
Find out more about this busy 100% Volunteer Company at www.Kentland33.com... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 27 Attacks Recruiting

Member Glenn Locker, June 02

The Officers and Members of the Morningside Volunteer Fire Department are attacking recruiting like a 1st due box alarm. Since making the decision to serve their community as a 100% Volunteer staffed department, recruitment and retention has become a major priority. While the department has a strong presence on social media and an active website, they have added more tools also. Members use a mobile ... (Full Story & Photos)

Beltsville VFD Adds New Engine

Member Glenn Locker, May 08

The Officers and Members of the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department recently placed a new Engine in Service, The 2016 Pierce Arrow pumper will serve at Company 31. Congratulations on the addition of another Volunteer owned Engine to serve the citizens of Beltsville and the surrounding area.... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo via Beltsville VFD
Photo via Beltsville VFD


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