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Office of the Fire Chief

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 135,000 calls for service last year.

Our Mission

The mission of the Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department is to serve our communities with excellence by providing the highest quality of risk reduction, fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical, and all-hazards response services to enhance the quality of life in Prince George’s County. 

Our Vision

The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department strives to be recognized as a progressive, innovative, and dynamic public safety leader committed to exemplary customer service and excellence in all our services. 

Our Values

The Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department takes extreme PRIDE in our core values and is reflective in our service to our communities through:

Professionalism- We believe in the pursuit of excellence and in providing high-quality professional service with empathy, dignity, and compassion.

Respect- We strive to understand and embrace our differences, value the contributions of all, and treat everyone with courtesy and respect.

Integrity- We uphold the public’s trust and hold each other accountable for our actions.

Diversity- We embrace diversity and promote an equitable and inclusive culture that provides opportunities for all.

Ethics- Our actions in our professional and personal lives will reflect the values and ideals of our County and the communities we serve in a manner that maintains integrity, honor, and trustworthiness.