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Monday, October 19, 2009


The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department will be featured during an upcoming segment of Destroyed in Seconds. Episode 45 will include coverage of the Penn Mar Shopping Center Explosion that occurred on May 7, 2009.

Destroyed in Seconds, brings you clip after clip of the most shocking destructions captured on film. Episode 45 will include a spectacular crash at a world famous race, a helicopter crash-lands onto a navy destroyer, a tornado takes aim at an Iowa farm, an explosion tears-apart a shopping mall and a rodeo bull flings his rider into the air.

Destroyed in Seconds, Episode 45 is scheduled to air on the Discovery Channel, Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 8:00 PM. Check your cable guide for the correct channel.

Original PGFD Press Release on the Penn Mar incident.

About the show: Destroyed in Seconds.

Ribbon Cutting of Northview Community Fire/EMS Station #816

Media Contact: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930