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Just before 1830 the Truck Company along with units from the 1st and 3rd Battalion were alerted for a reported house fire with 2 children trapped. Truck 37 and Chief 37A (Cunningham) responded on the assignment with 7 Volunteers. The […]

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During this years annual Prince George’s County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Convention the Membership of the Ritchie Volunteer Fire Department Co.37 competed in various skills challenges and won several trophies including gear dressing, tug of war and physical agility. […]

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1930 hours Engine 371 was alerted for the working fire dispatch at 2500 Darel Drive in company 17’s area. Engine 371 arrived and took its own plug side Charlie and stretched a 250′ 1 1/2 over a ground ladder to […]

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Just the summer heat was nearing its peak, Communications alerted units from the 1st & 3rd battalions for a reported apartment on fire in the 1900 blk of Rochell Ave. While units were responding, communications  advised there were occupants jumping […]

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Just after 3pm, the engine was alerted for the reported house on fire in the 100 block of West Mill Ave in Seat Pleasant. The first arriving engine company reported smoke showing upon arrival with the engine from 37 dispatched […]

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The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department is mourning the death of one of our own and praying for the best of a second member.  Firefighter/Medic John E. Ulmschneider was shot and killed while on a call Friday evening.  A […]

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Just prior to 730 the box alarm was sounded for a reported house on fire in the 100 Blk of Swiss Gap Rd in Largo. The first arriving engine company advised they had a two story townhouse with nothing evident […]

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