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THE OFFICERS & MEMBERS OF RIDGE VFD & AUXILIARY WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO THE EVANS, TITUS AND SNYDER FAMILIES.
 
MARSHA, YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.
 
 

VIEWING: 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sunday, February 14, 2016, St. Michael's Church, Ridge, MD

 

Family Prayers 5:00 PM:
 

EMS Prayers, 5:30 PM
 

Funeral Mass, 11:00 AM Monday February 15, 2016, St. Michael's Church


 

Internment is at St. James Cemetery.  Interment will be private, family, color guard and Honor Guard only.

 
 
 
RVFD Recent News
Two Vehicle Collision - St. James

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, February 10

4-02 Box, 16:27 - Chief 4A (E. Raley) reported to dispatch a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Mattapany Road and Three Notch Road in St. James. Squad 4 was immediately dispatched along with an Ambulance from Ridge Vol. Rescue Squad and Engine 141. (NDWFD) Engine 141 arrived and assisted ambulance crews with patient care as well as securing a vehicle involved. Command ... (Full Story & Photos)


MVA - Bay Forest Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 08

4-02 Box, 20:42 - Fightin 4 Units responded to Bay Forest Road in Lexington Park for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Command 4 (Safety Francis Raley) arrived on location at 20:49 and established command. He reported to dispatch that he had 4 subjects with injuries and one victim had a head injury. Lt. David Morris (Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad) arrived on location and started triage. ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Bay Forest Road
MVA - Bay Forest Road


MVA - St. James
MVA - St. James

Dump Truck vs Car - St. James

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 10

4-02 Box, 9:37 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the area of Mattapany Road and Three Notch Road in St. James for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a dump truck and passenger car. Safety 4A Francis Raley arrived at 9:42 and reported both vehicles off the roadway with all occupants out of their vehicles. He reported one subject with a laceration complaining of back pain and established command ... (Full Story & Photos)


Calvert County Camp for Kids

Board of Directors George Franklin, July 08

On Wednesday, July 8, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department was invited to participate in the Calvert County camp for kids. The Solomon's Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department hosted the event at their quarters. We towed the Fire Prevention Trailer there with Utility 4A. It was one of those very warm and humid days. The kids were broken down into fire different groups each having their own colored ... (Full Story & Photos)


Leon "Dictator" Cullison - 2015 MSFA Hall of Fame
Leon "Dictator" Cullison - 2015 MSFA Hall of Fame

123rd Maryland State Firemans Convention - Ocean City, MD

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 28

Article by Associate Member Lori Raley


The Maryland State Firemen’s Association (MSFA) and Ladies Auxiliary to the MSFA (LAMSFA) held its 123rd annual convention at Ocean City, MD June 20- 26, 2015. The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department was well represented by its delegates, President Francis Raley, Treasurer Johnnie Wathen, Chief Bruce Raley, Deputy Chief Ray Mercure, and Engineer Keith Raley. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Motor Vehicle Accident - Rod & Reel, Dameron

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 07

4-02 Box, 00:41 - Squad 4 responded to 18161 Three Notch Road in Dameron for a reported motor vehicle accident involving a single vehicle with subjects trapped. Chief 4 arrived at 00:48, established command and reported a single vehicle on its side in the parking lot of the Rod and Reel Store. He reported 1 patient out of the vehicle with injuries. Squad 4 arrived on location and assisted Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA Dameron
MVA Dameron


The notice of the Statewide program
The notice of the Statewide program

COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM

Board of Directors George Franklin, May 16

On May 16, 2015, this statewide program kicked off. The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department's Fire Prevention Committee met and came up with a plan. We determined that our goal would be to reach out to our senior and needy citizens located in our First Due Area.We put out some flyers at St. Michael's Thrift Shop and at the food pantries at the St. Cecilia's Catholic Church and the First Saint Community ... (Full Story & Photos)


Girl Scout Troop Visits Co. 4

Board of Directors George Franklin, April 14

The Girl Scout Troop #319, led by Kay Jahn visited the home of the Fightn' Four on Tuesday evening. Fire Prevention Chairman, George Franklin welcomed them and introduced them to the rest of the fire prevention team. He alerted them to be aware of the possibility of an emergency happening while they were in the building.
If so, they were to stay in a group and away from the apparatus until the ... (Full Story & Photos)


 

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