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Monday, August 3, 2015

Funeral Procession and Memorial Service for County Employee and Volunteer Firefighter This Morning

The procession will depart Evans Funeral Home at about 10:00 am and include family, personnel and units from the Kentland Volunteer Fire Station.

Several intersections will be blocked by police and firefighters to allow the procession to pass through. The procession is scheduled to make 3 stops at locations that played in a role in the life of Patch.  A brief ceremony will occur at each stop.

Below is the route the procession will take starting at about 10:00 am:

From Rt. 450 and Racetrack Road, take Rt. 450 west to West Lanham Hills Volunteer Fire Department Station 828 and to Veterans Parkway - Rt.410

Left on Rt. 410 to Pennsy Drive

Right on Pennsy Drive to 75th Avenue

Left on 75th Avenue to Rt. 202 to the Kentland Volunteer Fire Department Station 833

Left on Rt. 202 to Rt. 704

North of Rt. 704 to Rt. 50

East on Rt. 50 to Melford Blvd. to a stop at the Public Safety Communications

Right on Melford Blvd. to Rt. 3

North of Rt. 3 to Columbian Way

Right on Columbian Way second entrance to the Knights of Columbus

Fire/EMS apparatus from around the County and neighboring jurisdictions will be staged along
the slow shoulder of Route 3 in the area of Columbian Way.

The procession is anticipated to take approximately one (1) hour and 40 minutes. It is a total of 25.2 miles. 

There will be three stops along the procession for brief ceremonies.

1.) West Lanham Hills VFD
2.) Kentland VFD

3.) Public Safety Communications

Mark E. Brady
Chief Spokesperson
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department

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