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2015 Incidents
Jan 13
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Apr 24
May 24
Jun 28
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Oct 5
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Total 183

2014 Incidents
Jan 17
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May 18
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Jul 14
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Jan 13
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Mar 12
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Total 159

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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)

MVA - St. James
MVA - St. James

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)

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)

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

MVA Dameron
MVA Dameron

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)


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)

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

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)

Motorcycle Accident - Point Lookout State Park

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 06

4-09 Box, 16:25 - Rescue Engine 42 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at the entrance to Point Lookout State Park. RE-42 arrived on location at 16:34 and advised all incoming units the location was at the entrance to the calls way on the rocks. Chief 4 arrived and established command. RE-42 advised command they had one patient with injuries. The crew from Engine 43 assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Point Lookout
MVA - Point Lookout

SCBA Training
SCBA Training

New Scott SCBA Training

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 23

Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. representative Eddie Stillwell conducted a training session to our members on our newly purchased self contained breathing apparatus. (SCBA). The purchase of the SCBA's were funded by the Federal Assistant to Firefighters Grant awarded to us last year. Mr. Stillwell demonstrated the differences between the new SCBA's and the current equipment we have in service now. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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