Arrangements for Fire Fighter/Medic Lieutenant Christopher Hill

The arrangements for Lieutenant Christopher Hill are as follows:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Viewing – 2 pm – 4 pm and 7 pm – 9 pm
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powdermill Road
Beltsville, Maryland

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Funeral Service – 11 am
Riverdale Baptist Church
1177 Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

FOP Lodge #89
2905 Old Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Protocol Details

Mourning Bands

Mourning bands may be worn horizontally across badges for 30 days until August 21, 2016.  

PGFD Emblem Mourning Stripe

All Department vehicles bearing the emblem of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department shall be marked with a temporary black mourning stripe.  This black stripe should be 3/4 inches in width, diagonally from top left corner to bottom right corner of emblem.


For the viewing, all on-duty station personnel must wear their County issued work uniform (short-sleeve button down blue shirt and blue pants).  For the funeral, all personnel must wear a Class A uniform. Due to limited availability, white gloves will not be worn.  Personnel unable to obtain a full Class A uniform must wear appropriate business attire (collared shirt, slacks (no jeans), and dress shoes (no sneakers).  Dresses are appropriate for females. 

Coordination of all apparatus has been previously arranged through the Special Events Unit and coordination of  on-duty personnel for visitation has been arranged through the Emergency Services Command.  All other requests and questions should be relayed through the proper chain-of-command.