For Immediate Release:
May 24, 2012
For Information Contact:
Scott L. Peterson
Deputy Manager of Communications/Press Secretary
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Statement
National EMS Week
“This morning I ran with the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS department across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Along with getting some great exercise and enjoying a beautiful view of the Potomac, I was personally humbled to be in the presence of such brave men and women who unselfishly put their lives on the line and sacrifice everyday to save the lives of others.
The men and women of the Prince George’s County Fire and EMS department, both volunteer and career, are superheroes in our community. They swoop in quickly and do everything in their power to save our citizens from danger, pain, or even death.
During this National EMS Week, I salute the courageous people who respond to emergency situations and protect us from harm’s way. I pray every day for your safety and for you to return home to your family and friends after every shift and every watch.”