Prince George's County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association

Proudly serving the citizens of Prince George's County, Maryland since 1966

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About IAFF Local 1619

The Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association, Local 1619, was established by the International Association of Fire Fighters in 1966 and currently represents over 1,500 personnel. The members of Local 1619 respond to over 140,000 emergency calls per annum, protect approximately 500 square miles and serve nearly one million citizens.

Our Association is dedicated to ensuring that our members are provided with all of the tools that they require to ensure that the citizens and visitors of Prince George’s County receive the highest level of emergency medical service and transportation, fire protection, hazardous material mitigation and technical rescue services.

The Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics Association is the exclusive bargaining agent representing the Fire Fighters, Paramedics, and Civilian members of the Prince George’s County Fire & EMS Department. Our organization promotes a safe and healthy working environment for its members by the establishment of just and reasonable working conditions.


News & Information

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Ms. Sadie Jan Sweat

Jun 02, 2019
On June 1st, career Fire Fighters from Company 821, Oxon Hill, along with District 8 Councilwoman Monique Anderson Walker , had the honor of celebrating with Prince George’s County’s newest centenarian, Ms. Sadie Jane Sweat!

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Happy EMS Week

May 22, 2019
Happy EMS week!! Prince Georges County Fire Fighters and paramedics provide EMS to our 912,000 citizens 365 days a year!

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National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial

May 16, 2019
Today, members of the Maryland Public Safety Lacrosse Team visited the National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

In Our Community

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IAFF MDA Softball Championship

Jun 12, 2019
In September, over one hundred teams of firefighters and paramedics come together from across North America to play softball and raise money to fight neuromuscular diseases.

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School Visit

May 31, 2019
Prince George's County Professional Fire Fighters enjoyed another career day today at Barack Obama Elementary.

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Corey Snyder

May 25, 2019
Last year, Bowie Resident Corey Snyder got up early one morning to get ready for one of his favorite hobbies, smoking meat. Around 5 a.m. Mr. Snyder got up and fired up his smoker to begin preparing for a long day of cooking.


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Fill the Boot

Since 1954, IAFF members have shown an unwavering commitment to defeating muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases.

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