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Passing of Chief Chaplain Emeritus Litchfield

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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No Caption PGCVFRA & LA Ocean City Open House

PGCVFRA PIO, June 07

The annual Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Ocean City Open House is scheduled for Monday June 17th from 6 to 8 pm. Presidents Mark Trader and Kristi Harmon will be welcoming all of our members for the event at the Marina Deck which is located at 306 Dorchester Street, Ocean City, Md. We hope members attending the MSFA Convention join us.

Fire Department ... (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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No Caption Laurel VFD Co.10 to Host June Meeting

PGCVFRA PIO, May 26

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our June meeting instead of Company 7. Our monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday June 12th at Partnership Hall. Partnership Activity Hall is located at 811 5th Street, Laurel Md. 20707. The meeting will begin at 7:30pm, with our hosts offering dinner prior to the meeting.
As always, all Volunteer Fire and EMS Volunteers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Important Policy Statement

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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No Caption Maryland Fallen Firefighter Memorial

PGCVFRA PIO, April 14

The Maryland Fire & Rescue Memorial Service is scheduled for June 2nd in Annapolis. The honored will include a PGFD member. Please plan to have a representative of your department attend to help honor our fallen 1st Responders.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hall of Fame Submission Request

PGCVFRA PIO, April 07

The PGCVFRA Hall of Fame Committee has opened the submission period for 2019. Please take the time to look over your department rosters and honor those that have made major contributions of their time and effort to the Volunteer Fire Service at the Department, County, and State levels. All submissions must be on Department letterhead, signed by the Department Chief or President, and may be turned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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PGCVFRA PIO, March 31

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Bowie Volunteer Fire Department on placing a new Pierce Engine in service at Company 39 this morning. Thanks for bringing this new Volunteer Owned resource to serve the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Silver Hill Volunteers Honoring History

PGCVFRA PIO, March 29

The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department has recently stepped up their Recruitment and Retention efforts with the goal of building a strong future of Volunteer Fire and EMS service in their community. All of our member companies are built on the foundation of protecting our neighbors lives and property. The Officers and Members are working to honor that history with a restoration of their antique ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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Passing of Charlie Phillips

PGCVFRA PIO, March 23

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Phillips family and all at Morningside Volunteer Fire Department.

Charlie dedicated 70 years of Volunteer service as a Life Member of Morningside VFD, past Prince Georges County Fire Commissioner, and long time member of the PGCVFRA Board of Directors. He will be missed by all.

The following is the memorial and repast information for Charlie Phillips.

Lee Funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Past President Chuck Walker Named MSFA 2nd VP

PGCVFRA PIO, March 14

We would like to congratulate PGCVFRA Past President and Chillum Adelphi Volunteer Fire Department Life Member on his appointment as 2nd Vice President of the Maryland State Firemens Association. Chuck has served in many roles over the years in Prince Georges County. He most recently served as the Prince Georges County representative to the MSFA Executive Committee.
We would also like to congratulate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thank You to Prince Georges County Government

PGCVFRA PIO, February 23

The Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association serves as the advocate for the current and future success of our 36 Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments within Prince Georges County. Our goal is to support the Volunteer Service providers which include approximately 1000 currently certified first responders as well as hundreds of Volunteer support staff throughout the county. As we work ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Free National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Training

PGCVFRA PIO, February 22

Want to Make a Difference in Your Community?

In 2018 Volunteer & Career units in Prince Georges County responded to 151,538 calls for EMS service. That is an increase of 3% over 2017 calls for service. You can take an active role in your community by serving as a Volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in one of our Voluntneer Fire & EMS Departments.

If you can....
*Dedicate time for training
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Allentown Road Volunteers Add Ambulance

PGCVFRA PIO, February 16

Congratulations to the Officers and Members of the Allentown Road Volunteer Fire Department on the addition of a Volunteer owned Ambulance to serve the citizens of their community. This is another resource added to the large Volunteer owned apparatus fleet which serves the citizens of Prince Georges County.... (Full Story & Photos)

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