MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
Each year the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) recognizes individuals and programs for their efforts in assisting in Maryland’s EMS system. MIEMSS is pleased to announce the following members of the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department have been selected to receive the Maryland Star of Life Award for 2016. The members receiving the award were staffing the first arriving units on the scene of a horrific crash.The presentation will take place at 10:00 AM at the , in the President’s Conference Room East I.Congratulations on a job well done. You can be proud to be part of this team effort and of Maryland’s outstanding EMS System.
Incident Commander - William CorriganNorthern EMS Duty Officer - Lt. Josh ReedyParamedic Engine 844 - ChillumLt Michael HayterFF/PM James HarrisFF/PM Joseph GegorRescue Squad 801 - HyattsvilleCapt. Jeff KrausLt. Ryan PidgeonSgt. Tim KeilingFF Patrick WilliamsFF Nathan ZeckFF John TullEMS Sgt. Ian KolmaisterFF Christine SzarkoAmbulance 834 – Chillum-AdelphiFF Matthew LockwoodEMT Ini OyeleyeAmbulance 812 – College ParkFF Ryan CrowellFF George ThomasMedic 812 – College ParkFF/PM Jason Rush
FF/PM Hayward Kelly
Crew members from the first arriving engine; Hayer, Harris and Gegor, were recently bestowed the Excellence in EMS Medal for their handling of this mass casualty incident. A Unit Citation to include all Prince George's County Fire/EMS personnel that operated on this incident is currently being planned.
To read more about the incident please click the links below:
Fire/EMS Department Valor and Excellence in EMS Awards
Chillum Road - Mass Casualty Incident