Night, after a long day, a call comes in, it's a structure fire, smoke showing, Engine 33 and Twoer 33 respond. The Deputy Chief is driving the engine, he stops at the hydrant, the Tower drives by and lands in the driveway of the structure. The pull lines, the enter the front door of the home, outside, they start to ventalite, the door is opened and we are inside the garage. After enough water has been used, the thermal imager camera is brought in to make sure that evey ember is out. Deputy Chief Pat Mann goes over the operation. Morning, a call comes in, the rigs are out the door, The call came in as a large vehicle crash on the highway and people are trapped in a vehicle out in the woods. Prince Georges County Fire and EMS apparatus from differant departments are arrving on-scene. Chief Kelleher from Kentland and his crew arrive on-scene. The vehicle has 1st responders around it, they are bringing in a water line for safety, The extracation tools have been used to gain access to the patients that were pinned in the vehicle. This save was a team effort. They slowly and safely package up their patient that needs immediate ALS transport to the hopital. The get him out of the woods, onto the Medic Unit and off the hospital. Back at the station the Chief is talking with the guys in the kitchen when a call comes in, it's a Medical Local.
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Prince Georges County Fire/EMS strives to improve the quality of life in Prince George’s County by promoting safety, providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs. The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department responded to over 130,000 calls for service in 2014. www.PrinceGeorgesCountyMD.org
The Harrisburg Professional Firefighters, known as Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 represents the 82 career firefighters of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The City of Harrisburg is the Capital City of Pennsylvania. The 2010 census reveals a population of 49,528 that swells to 102,000 during the week and up to 150,000 during events.
The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (FEMS) is an all-hazards agency providing emergency medical care and transportation, fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material response, and technical rescue in the District of Columbia and responds to over 150,000 per year. fems.dc.gov
The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company came into existence in 1923. Branchville has 2 Pierce Arrow fire engines, 2 Ford/Horton ambulances, and 2 chief buggies. In addition, depending on existing EMS staffing, an ambulance is converted into a paramedic ambulance for a specified service period. www.bvfco11.com
Westampton Township Emergency Services (WTES) is a single station department providing an expanded mission to their community. WTES is a combination Fire/Rescue/EMS Department made up of career Officers, full time personnel, per diem personnel and volunteers. The WTES is an equal opportunity, progressive organization whose goal is to provide the highest level of community services. www.Westampton.org
The Kentland 100% Volunteer Fire Department is a part of the Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD). Company 33 located in Landover Maryland, is arguably the busiest volunteer department in the Nation, staffed solely by a dedicated group of volunteers, a surprising accomplishment in today’s society, www.Kentland33.com
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bathesda Maryland, is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency. They are making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Thanks in large part to NIH-funded medical research, Americans today are living longer and healthier.www.NIH.gov
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