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This is the dog that did not survive after suffering smoke inhalation and minor burns in an October house fire. (Photo credit: Prince George's County Fire Dept.)

Md. Fire Department Creates Fund to Aid Pets Affected By Fires

After a dog died as a result of small burns and smoke inhalation sustained in a house fire in Prince George’s County last year, the Prince George’s County Fire Department is announcing the “PGFD and SPCA Sparky Fire Fund.”

04/07/2014

Photo credit: PGFD

Hoax Suspected in ‘Fire Inspection’ Scheme in Md.

Officials are warning of a possible scheme aiming to trick Prince George’s County residents out of money.

01/14/2014

Team PGFD Flugtag video screen grab.

VIDEO: Local Fire Dept. Participates in Red Bull Flugtag

Members of the Prince George’s County Fire Department participated in Red Bull’s Flugtag event at Southpointe Waterfront in D.C. Saturday.

09/22/2013

Firefighters extinguish a blaze in the two-story, single family home along Addison Road. (Credit: Mark E. Brady)

2 Firefighters Suffer Minor Injuries Battling Massive House Fire

Two Prince George’s County firefighters received minor burns battling a massive house fire in Capitol Heights Friday.

05/03/2013

A massive mulch pile fire. (credit: Prince George's County Fire Department)

Mulch Fire Burns in Upper Marlboro

Firefighters are battling a large mulch pile on the 2000 block of Ritchie-Marlboro Road in Upper Marlboro.

04/24/2013

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Six Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Clinton; Brandywine Road Partially Blocked

Six people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Prince George’s County Monday afternoon.

12/24/2012

Incident Command bus and Annapolis City Bomb Squad staged near Rhode Island Avenue. (Credit: Prince George's County Fire Department)

Police Arrest College Park Pipe Bomb Suspect With Help of Bomb Squad

Police made an arrest in connection with a pipe bomb and another hazardous device found in the College Park area over the course of the last four days.

12/21/2012

A firetruck parked in front of a home in D.C. where a man's body was discovered in a fire.  (credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Turkey Fryer Fire Displaces Family From Laurel Home

Firefighters in Prince George’s County say a house in Laurel was badly damaged when residents had a propane accident while smoking a turkey on their back deck.

11/23/2012

Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Improper Generator Use Can Lead to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Many are without power in the area but for those with the added measure of a generator to protect them against power loss, they may not be protected from the dangers of the generator itself.

10/29/2012

Children trick-or-treat on Halloween outside the house of a local favorite of neighborhood children in Arlington, as its Halloween display becomes more elaborate each year. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Practice Safe Trick-or-Treating With Your Children This Halloween

With Halloween just days away, please take the time to review these friendly safety reminders before sending your child trick-or-treating through neighborhoods.

10/22/2012

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