Prince George's County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association


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Volunteer Bicycle Challenge 2019 Is On!

PGCVFRA PIO, November 21

As has become a tradition, The Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association is challenging our member Departments to donate a new bicycle and helmet from each station to the local Toys For Tots Program. Over the last several years the generosity of our Volunteers has contributed around 50 bicycles and helmets per year to help brighten the holidays for children in Prince George's County. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, November 20

The December meeting of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association will be hosted by College Park Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday December 11th At Greenbelt VFD Co.35. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30pm with dinner offered prior to the meeting. All Volunteer Fire and EMS members in Prince Georges County are welcome and encouraged to attend.
This is also the 2019 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Your Community Needs You

PGCVFRA PIO, October 26

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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PGCVFRA PIO, September 26

Congratulations to the dedicated men and women who were inducted into the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association Hall of Fame on Thursday evening. The 2019 group of 10 men and women represent well over 200 years of combined Volunteer Fire and EMS service.

The inductees joined all of the other Hall of Fame members in attendance on stage after being recognized by the committee.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Convention '19 Awards Program

PGCVFRA PIO, September 26

The Annual PGCVFRA Fire and EMS Awards were presented Thursday evening at the Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department. The awards recognize outstanding work in Fire, Heavy Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services by Volunteers for the citizens of Prince Georges County.

Congratulations to all of our 2019 Convention Awards winners. We are proud to recognize the efforts of Prince Georges County Volunteers. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, September 25

The Annual Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Convention Memorial Service was held on Wednesday evening at Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department. Volunteers from many PGCVFRA member departments and PGFD members came together to pay our final respects to 30 Fire and EMS and 10 Auxiliary members who passed away in the last year.

Thank you to the PGCVFRA Chaplains Corp, Accokeek ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Founders Circle Memorial Saturday September 28th

PGCVFRA PIO, September 25

Make plans now to join us for the Annual Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Founders Circle and Fallen Firefighters Memorial. The service is planned for Saturday September 28th at 12 noon. As always it will be held at the Founders Circle in front of the Cranford Graves Fire Services Building (6820 Webster Street, Landover Hills,Md.)
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PGCVFRA PIO, September 24

Congratulations to Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department on the purchase of a new Pumper for their fleet. They are having an E One Typhoon Custom Stainless Steel Engine built to meet the needs of their primary service area.

We thanks the officers and members of Silver Hill VFD for their hard work bringing a new Volunteer Owned Engine to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Special Tribute

PGCVFRA PIO, August 02

Our annual PGCVFRA&LA Special Tribute event is planned for October 19th at the Forestville Volunteer Fire Department. We will take time to recognize the hard work and dedication to the Volunteer Fire Service in Prince Georges County by the 4 individuals being honored this year.

Being honored....
John Richardson, Riverdale Heights VFD
Joe Ball, Ritchie VFD
Tommy Stommel, District Heights VFD
Sally ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, July 01

The services we provide can be stressful on even the strongest in our Volunteer family. Always take time to look out for each other.
Asking for help is not a sign of weakness.... (Full Story & Photos)

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PP Chuck Walker Elected 1st VP of MSFA

PGCVFRA PIO, June 28

Congratulations to PGCVFRA Past President Chuck Walker on his election to the office of First Vice President of the Maryland State Fireman's Association.

Chuck is a Life Member of Chillum-Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department Co.34, and has served in many positions at the Department, County, and State level.
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PGCVFRA PIO, June 08

The Officers of the Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association are saddened to learn of the passing of PGCVFRA Cheif Chaplain Emeritus Warren Litchfield. Chaplain Litchfield dedicated much of his life to serving the spiritual needs of our first responders and their families. We will all miss his prayers, guidance, and kind words.

We extend our condolences to the Litchfield family ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PTSD in The Volunteer Fire Service is Real

PGCVFRA PIO, June 06

We all need to be aware of the dangers of PTSD in the Volunteer Fire and EMS service. It's important for us to look out for each other because one 1st Responder lost to suicide is one too many.

Thank you to the team from Badges United Foundation that took time for the presentation at our monthly meeting in March.

Please don't hesitate to ask for help...
https://badgesunitedfoundation.org/... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, May 24

As all of our Member Companies work to build Volunteer participation in the Fire and EMS system we strive for inclusion in a positive environment of all that are willing to dedicate themselves to serving the citizens of Prince Georges County. It is our goal to build a diverse Volunteer workforce to meet the needs of our citizens.

Statement from PGCVFRA President Mark Trader...

"As we are sure you ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company 1 Building Their Future

PGCVFRA PIO, March 25

We would like to take time to recognize the Officers and Members of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department for their dedication to building the future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in the City of Hyattsville. They are hard at work on several large projects to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County and meet the needs their Volunteers .They are in the process of constructing a new state ... (Full Story & Photos)

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