About

Photo of the Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor

Marc S. Bashoor Fire Chief​
Fire/EMS Department Headquarters
Largo Government Center
9201 Basil Court, Suite 452
Largo, Maryland 20774

Contact:
Phone: 301-883-5200 (Business Hours, 8:30am to 5pm, M-F)
Fax: 301-883-5212 or 301-583-2200 (24 hour, Watch Office)

Prince George’s County, Maryland is a diverse and multicultural community bordering the eastern edges of our Nation's Capital. The Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department responded to a total of over 130,000 calls for service last year.

Our Mission

The Fire/EMS Department strives to improve the quality of life in Prince George’s County by promoting safety, and providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs.

Our Vision

The actions of the Fire/EMS Department will be guided by an understanding of the needs of our customers, while we ensure the highest commitment to safety, professionalism, integrity, and care.

Our Code of Ethics

As A Representatives Of The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department

  • We acknowledge that our three fundamental duties are to serve this community; to safeguard lives and property; and to respect the rights of all.
  • We understand and hereby recognize and commit that our actions must always remain above reproach;
  • We will remain honest in thought and deed in both personal and official life, and commit that we will strive to conduct our private affairs in a wholesome manner;
  • We will be exemplary in obeying the laws of the land and the regulations of this Department;
  • We will never permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendships to influence our decisions;
  • We will be constantly mindful of the welfare of others, and;
  • We will never act maliciously or resort to unnecessary force or violence in the performance of duties.

Should information of a confidential nature be confided in the course of our duties, such information will be kept in confidence unless its revelation is deemed to be absolutely necessary to fulfill our obligation.

We recognize that being permitted to be a part of this organization is both an honor and an expression of public faith. We openly accept this honor as a public trust, to be held only so long as we remain true to the ethical and moral values of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department.

Answering Your Call for Service

When a citizen calls 9-1-1, that call is routed through a joint emergency dispatch center for police and fire located in Capitol Heights. The call taker records vital information from the caller, including type of incident, location, number of people who are believed to be injured, and type of injuries. Read additional information on our dispatch services.

County Click 311

Allows Users To:

  • Browse Through Questions And Answers In Various Categories
  • Enter Requests For Service
  • Track Status of Service Requests
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