Frank P. Briguglio Joins the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department
Frank P. Briguglio joins the Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department, starting a 40 year fire service career. During his tenure with our department he held various positions, including Financial Secretary, Recording Secretary, Captain, Assistant Chief and Fire Chief. He achieved lifetime membership status in 1958. He was elected President of the Prince George’s County Fire Firemen’s Association in 1951. Chief Briguglio was instrumental in establishing the Fire Control Board, which now what know as Public Safety Communications. In 1978, Frank was appointed Fire Chief for Prince George’s County, succeeding Fire Chief Lawrence Waltz. He served as Fire Chief until his untimely death in 1978 while vacationing in Florida. The Capitol Heights Volunteer Fire Department is proud of Chief Briguglio’s 40 year fire service career.