Md. volunteer fire department struggling to recruit

The county has now hired a recruiter to help fill those spots sooner and faster

NBC Washington

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Prince George's County Fire Department, the busiest fire and EMS department in the country, is looking for volunteer firefighters.

The department consists of 1,000 actively involved volunteer firefighters and 750 working career firefighters manning 45 stations.

Neighboring counties' fire departments, including Montgomery County in Maryland and Fairfax County in Virginia, consist of more than half career firefighters.

Full story: Md. County Searching for Volunteer Firefighters

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