memorial

Name: HOWZDY, William
DOD: October 25, 2001
House: Glenn Dale Fire Assoc.
County: PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
Age: 71
Years of Service: 40 Years

Past Chief and current President William Howzdy was at the fire station organizing leftover materials from the departments annual open house. Each year, the Glenn Dale Fire Department constructs a fully furnished three-room house, then burns the house so that residents of their area can get a first-hand look at the damage caused in a residential fire. President Howzdy was sorting leftover materials when he suffered sudden cardiac arrest. Fellow firefighters found him and began CPR immediately. Additional assistance was called for and President Howzdy was transported to the hospital where all resuscitation attempts were unsuccessful. President & Past Chief William "Mr.Bill" Howzdy was 71 years old and had served 40 years.


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