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No Caption Chillum Adelphi Co.34 to Host June Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, May 17

The June meeting of the PGCVFRA will be hosted by the Chillum Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department at Branchville Co.11 on Wednesday June 13th. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm. Our hosts will provide dinner prior to the meeting. All members of each Volunteer Department are invited and encouraged to attend.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire / EMS Recruitment Expo June 2nd

PGCVFRA PIO, May 17

We want to invite you to come see how you can be a Volunteer in your community Volunteer Fire Department...

Our Volunteer Recruitment Team will be on site Saturday June 2nd from 9am until 3pm participating in the 1st Fire/EMS Recruitment Expo. Come see how you can give back to your community while learning new skills.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption PGCVFRA Endorses C. Anthony Muse for County Executive

PGCVFRA PIO, May 10

On Wednesday May 9th at an event at Kentland Volunteer Fire Department, Volunteers from throughout Prince Georges County gathered to announce our official endorsement of C. Anthony Muse for the office of Prince Georges County Executive. He has committed to working with the PGCVFRA Member Departments to meet our goals of providing high quality Fire and EMS services to the citizens of Prince Georges ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May Meeting Hosted by Kentland VFD

PGCVFRA PIO, May 06

The Kentland Volunteer Fire Department will host our monthly business meeting on Wednesday May 9th at Company 33. The members will be providing dinner prior to the meeting which begins at 7:30pm. Every member of all of our member companies is invited, and encouraged to attend. Come out to find out what is going on in our county.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Your Community Needs You

PGCVFRA PIO, May 05

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)

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Statewide Recruitment Day Sunday April 15th

PGCVFRA PIO, April 07

Our Member Departments around the county are gearing up to participate in Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Day on Sunday April 15th from noon to 4pm. Your local Volunteer Fire Departments will open their doors to welcome perspective new members. Departments throughout Prince Georges County are seeking new members to Volunteer as Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Administrative Support ... (Full Story)


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Free Training Opportunity From MFCA & MSFA

PGCVFRA PIO, March 31

The Maryland State Fire Chiefs and Maryland State Firemens Association have teamed up to provide a great training event. The seminar by Rick Lasky is a day of positive motivation for Fire and EMS Volunteers at all levels. The event is being hosted at the Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday April 14th from 8am to 4:30pm.
Please see the attached flyer for registration information.... (Full Story)


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PGCVFRA Supports C. Anthony Muse

PGCVFRA PIO, March 15

After reaching out to all candidates for Prince Georges County Executive, PGCVFRA President Cunningham reported that Senator C. Anthony Muse has proven to be the most supportive of the Volunteer Fire and EMS System in our County. A discussion was held at our March meeting regarding the responses from each candidate to questions in areas of concern to all of our Member Departments. A vote was taken ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Thank You Beltsville VFD

PGCVFRA PIO, March 14

Thank you to the Officers and Members of the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department for hosting the March Meeting of the PGCVFRA. We appreciate the hospitality at this well attended meeting.
Updates were provided to the membership on progress regarding several concerns of our member companies. Several local politicians that are supportive of Volunteer spoke as well. Please remember that every Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Upcoming Training Oppurtunity

PGCVFRA PIO, February 25

The PGCVFRA has teamed with the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Volunteer Workforce Solutions to bring the FROG training program to our member companies. The training event will be held at the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute in College Park on March 23rd through 25th. The program includes understanding and analyzing people, processes, and culture in our departments. All members are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Hyattsville Co. 1 / National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Event

PGCVFRA PIO, February 25

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will be announcing a significant scholarship program for the children of fallen firefighters nationwide, named in memory of Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department Fallen Firefighter Al Sondej. A reception will follow. Members of the department past and present, career alumni, friends and family of Al are welcome to attend this very special event, which will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Laurel Volunteer Fire Department donates used ambulance to Texas first-responders.

Member Vic Whipple, February 17

Recall back in November 2017, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department donated our used ambulance (A108) to fellow first-responders from the East Montgomery County Fire Department and City of Splendora Police Department just outside of Houston, Texas. They were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey and in need of equipment to help them carry on with providing emergency services to the surrounding area.

They have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2018 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

PGCVFRA PIO, January 25

2018 VOLUNTEER RECRUIT SCHOOL (VRS) SCHEDULE

JANUARY 15, 16, (17 CPR) & 19
FEBRUARY 19, 20, (21 CPR) & 23
MARCH 19, 20 (21 CPR) & 23
APRIL 23, 24, (25 CPR) & 27
MAY 21, 22, (23 CPR) & 25
JUNE 18, 19, (20 CPR) & 22
JULY 16, 17 (18 CPR) & 20
AUGUST 20, 21, (22 CPR) & 24
SEPTEMBER 17, 18, (19 CPR) & 21
OCTOBER 15, 16, (17 CPR), & 19
NOVEMBER 12, 13, (14 CPR) & 16
DECEMBER 10, 11, (12 CPR), 14

All CPR ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ritchie Volunteers Order New Engine

PGCVFRA PIO, January 07

The Officers and Members of the Ritchie Volunteer Fire Department have announced the order of a new Volunteer owned E One Cyclone Engine for their fleet. We appreciate the hard work and dedication of the 100% Volunteer Department for serving the citizens of Prince Georges County.
More details are available on the Ritchie VFD website at https://ritchie37.com/new-wagon-purchase-announcement/... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of www.ritchie37.com
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No Caption Bowie Awaiting New Wagon

PGCVFRA PIO, January 06

Congratulations and Thank You to the Officers and Members of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc for working to bring a new Volunteer owned Engine to Prince Georges County. They have worked to design an efficient piece on apparatus to serve the citizens of Bowie and the surrounding area. The new Engine is a 2018 Pierce Enforcer that should be completed later this year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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