memorial

Name: BRITTON, Gerard A.
DOD: May 14, 1960
House: Riverdale Hgts. VFD
County: PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
Age: 27
Years of Service: probationary

May 14, 1960 Firefighter Gerard A. Britton ,Riverdale Heights Volunteer Fire Department, and 9 fellow firefighters were overcome by smoke while participating in a fire department training/ house burning in Bladensburg. Tragically, Firefighter Britton was pronounced dead on arrival to PG County Hospital. Probationary Firefighter Gerard Augustus Britton, a veteran of the United States Army, was 27 years old. Number of years served are unknown at this time.


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