Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Snow is in the forecast for Thursday.
Update Jan. 17, 9:30 a.m.: National Weather Service has cancelled the winter storm watch. A winter weather advisory is now in effect from 10 a.m. today until 1 a.m. Friday. Rain will change to snow in the afternoon and there will be one to three inches of accumulation. Original Story: The temperature will drop to the low 30s and Prince George's County could see up to four inches of snow Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow and rain may mix at the onset, especially south of D.C. Thursday morning and will change to all snow late Thursday morning and afternoon. The snow is forecasted to end Thursday night, according to the NWS. Citizens can access weather alerts through NotifyMe Prince George’s as well as the emergency …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Prince George's firefighters found a man trapped between his truck and shifting gravel in Brandywine, MD.
Prince George's County firefighters worked to rescue a man trapped between his tractor-trailer truck and gravel in Brandywine, MD. The driver fell out of his truck door when his tractor-trailer tipped over while he was dumping gravel into a pit in the 14700 block of Gibbons Church Road, according to Prince George's Fire/EMS Department Chief Spokesman Mark Brady. The shifting nature of gravel, however created problems for the firefighters trying to extract the man from under his truck, Brady said. They were unable to inflate airbags under the truck to create space, he said, because the gravel could have shifted and created more problems. Instead firefighters used hydraulic equipment, first trying to secure the truck as best they could on …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The mulch fire occurred in the 6600 block of Crain Highway.
Prince George’s County firefighters are working to extinguish a mulch fire in the 6600 block of Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro on Sunday morning, June 24, Prince George’s County Fire Department Chief Spokesperson Mark Brady reported. “Mulch piles are difficult and time consuming to extinguish,” Brady wrote on the county fire department’s blog. Fire workers were still in the process of extinguishing the fire as of Sunday afteroon, Brady added.