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Aug 0
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Total 114

Jan 13
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Mar 12
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Total 201

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RVFD Recent News
Grant Awarded
Grant Awarded

RVFD Awarded Federal Grant to Upgrade Breathing Apparatus

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 16

Below is a news release from Maryland Congressman Steny H. Hoyer:


"July 16, 2014 - WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5)announced that the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $135,850 in federal grant funds through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program to improve operations and safety.

“I’m ... (Full Story & Photos)

A visit from Amy's Day Care

Board of Directors George Franklin, July 14

On Monday, July 14 the children from Amy Raley's Day Care visited the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department. This was the first time for some of the kids. They were introduced to our Fire Prevention trailer by none other than our Asst. Chief, Eddie Raley. He showed them the kitchen prop, fire extinguisher, smoke detector and a DVD of safety tips. They then utilized our 911 simulator operated by Frieda ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Mattapany Road
MVA - Mattapany Road

Single Vehicle Accident - Mattapany Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 26

4-02 Box, 07:35, Rescue Engine 42 was dispatched to the intersection of Pulliam Lane and Mattapany Road in St. James for the motor vehicle accident. Engine 141 arrived first and advised a vehicle was into a utility pole with one patient. Chief 4A and Rescue Engine 42 arrived and assisted crews with patient assessment. Due to the condition of the vehicle and injuries to the patients head, a medevac ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor Vehicle Accident - St. Inigoes

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 25

4-03 Box, 10:00- Ridge VFD units were dispatched to a reported serious motor vehicle accident in the area of 14928 Point Lookout Road in St. Inigoes. 911 callers reported a single vehicle off the roadway with one subject trapped and unconscious. NDWFD Engine 141 was the first arriving unit and advised a single vehicle in the woods with a victim trapped but conscious. Rescue Engine 42 arrived shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - St. Inigoes
MVA - St. Inigoes

RVFD Well Represented at SMVFA 67th Convention

Associate Member Lori Raley / Assistant Chief Eddie Raley, April 27

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department brought home several awards from the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association’s 67th convention. RVFD once again brought home the W. David Gott Memorial Fire Prevention Award, and Board of Director George Franklin won an individual award for his fire prevention efforts. Safety Officer Phillip Cooper was awarded the Frank R. Cotrufo, Jr. Memorial Safety Award ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co 4 visits PAX RIVER

Board of Directors George Franklin, April 26

The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department visited PAX RIVER on Saturday, April 26, 2014. A team of fire prevention specialists utilized its Fire Prevention trailer to make citizens aware of the many hazards involved in the home and how to recognize them before they became victims. Our DVD emphasized that things do not cause fires, but people do. The importance of working smoke detectors, home fire escape ... (Full Story & Photos)

Simulated Car Fire Drill
Simulated Car Fire Drill

Live Fire - Water Supply - RIT Training

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 21

On Monday, April 24th members of the "Fightin Four" conducted a multi-task training drill. The scenario was a fully involved vehicle fire in which the fire extended into a large nearby building. Crews divided up on each Engine and were assigned by Command different tasks. Engine 43's crew arrived, performed a size-up, announced layout and began attack on the simulated vehicle fire utilizing pre-connected ... (Full Story & Photos)

Easter Barn Fire - Dameron

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 20

4-05 Box, 16:59 - Ridge VFD was dispatched to Elizabeth Drive in Dameron for a working barn fire. Engine 43 arrived on location with a fully involved barn fire approximately 20x40. Engine 141 arrived shortly after and both crews began interior and exterior fire attack. Tanker 4 arrived and supplied water to Engine 141 until a draft was established by Engine 44 from a nearby pond. Fire also spread ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Barn Fire
Working Barn Fire


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