MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
The soon to be released August 2011 FIREHOUSE MAGAZINE contains the National Run Survey ranking the top Fire/EMS Departments in the United States and Canada (of those that participated in the survey).
In the July 2011 issue of FIREHOUSE MAGAZINE the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department ranked 10th busiest in the Country responding on over 133,000 incidents in 2010.
The Silver Hill Fire/EMS Station #829 responded to just over 15,000 incidents in 2010 with an engine, ladder truck, paramedic unit and ambulance. They are the busiest station in the County and 7th busiest station in the Country.
The District Heights Fire/EMS Station #826 is the busiest engine company in the County with about 4,500 responses. They rank as the 16th busiest engine company in the Country,
Silver Hill Fire/EMS Station #829 has the busiest ambulance in the County and 14th busiest in the Country.
Seat Pleasant Fire/EMS Station #808 has the 14th busiest heavy duty rescue squad and Berwyn Heights Fire/EMS Station #814 ladder truck came in as the 142nd busiest in the Country.