Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

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2017 Incidents
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Mar 12
Apr 24
May 15
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Jul 28
Aug 3
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Total 127

2016 Incidents
Jan 19
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Apr 21
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Aug 14
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Dec 14
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2015 Incidents
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Mar 17
Apr 24
May 24
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Oct 18
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Dec 16
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Total Solar Eclips Safety

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, August 18

The following information was provided by NASA.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's tenuous atmosphere - the corona - can be seen, will stretch from Salem, Oregon to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Eclipse August 21, 2017
Eclipse August 21, 2017

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Camper Fire - Ridge
Camper Fire - Ridge

Camper Fire / Seaside View

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 20

4-04 Box, 08:21 - Engine 43 and Tanker 4 was dispatched to Sea Side View Campground in Ridge for the reported camper fire. At 08:25, Captain 7 (Walter Taylor) arrived on location and confirmed a working fire. Engine 43 and Engine 141 arrived shortly after and began a quick fire attack. No extension was reported to nearby structures. The fire was reported under control at 08:29. After extinguishment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Vehicle MVA - Ridge

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, May 30

4-07 Box, 17:26 - Ridge VFD was dispatched to the intersection of Bennett Drive and Three Notch Road for the reported motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles. Captain Charlie Langley arrived shortly after dispatch and confirmed a two vehicle collision with two victims and one possibly trapped. Squad 4 arrived at 17:32 and began extrication of the patient from the vehicle. Engine 43 arrived and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MVA-Scotland
MVA-Scotland

Overturned Vehicle - Scotland

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, May 29

4-08 Box, 11:06- Chief Ray Mercure notified dispatch of a motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned near his home in Scotland, Maryland. Chief 4 advised he had a Jeep overturned in a ditch with one subject trapped. Squad 4 and mutual aid units were dispatched. The victim had self extricated herself from the vehicle and had minor injuries. Crews from Squad 4 and Engine 43 arrived and began ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Safe Grilling Practices to Prevent Fires

Safety Officer Phillip Cooper Jr., May 28

Office of the State Fire Marshal provides safe BBQ grilling practices for Maryland Residents.... (Full Story)


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MVA - Dameron
MVA - Dameron

MVA with Medevac - Dameron

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, May 17

4-05 Box, 16:23 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Trapp Road in Dameron for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Chief 4 arrived on location and advised incoming units that one subject was still trapped in the vehicle. Engine 141 and Squad 4 arrived shortly after and started rapid extrication of the victim. Within 10 minutes, the patient was extricated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Communications Tower - Work In Progress

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, May 05

*Update*

The crane has arrived and crews began assembling the 373 foot tower on Thursday May 4th. Assembly will be completed very soon.

Photos courtesy of Patty Raley.


By Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley
March 13, 2017

The lot has been cleared and the foundation has been poured for a new NEXGEN 911 communications tower that will be placed on our carnival lot just south of the firehouse. This ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April Social at Company 4

Board of Directors George Franklin, April 22

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, members gathered for our April Social. There was plenty of good ole country cooking served with many different desserts, tea, coffee and canned liquid refreshments. Everybody was brought up to date with the latest goings on in the greater Ridge community. The stories were shared by all and the "can you top this gang" was led by Tater Cullison, Joe Cooper, Dickie & Robbie ... (Full Story & Photos)

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