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2017 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 10
Total 27

2016 Incidents
Jan 19
Feb 9
Mar 8
Apr 21
May 22
Jun 23
Jul 26
Aug 14
Sept 15
Oct 16
Nov 20
Dec 14
Total 207

2015 Incidents
Jan 13
Feb 21
Mar 17
Apr 24
May 24
Jun 29
Jul 11
Aug 28
Sep 12
Oct 18
Nov 10
Dec 16
Total 223

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2017 RVFD Membership
2017 RVFD Membership

69th Annual Installation of Officers

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 28

On January 28, 2017 the 69th Annual Installation of Officers Banquet was held at the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Fire Hall. To start off the evening, the administrative, operational and auxiliary officers were sworn in by our own SMVFA Representatives Johnny Wathen and Darlene Wood. afterwards, Johnny and Darlene were installed by Barbra Sue Nelson, SMFVA.

2017 Administrative Officers:

President ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Into Pole - St. Mary's City

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 14

4-01 Box, 22:36 - Squad 4 was alerted to a motor vehicle accident reported serious, in the area of 17005 Point Lookout Road in St. Mary's City. Chief 3 (Bay District VFD) arrived on location at 22:41 and reported a vehicle off the roadway that had struck a utility pole. He reported no entrapment with one patient injured. Squad 3 and Squad 4 arrived on location and assisted with patient care and secured ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - St. Mary's City
MVA - St. Mary's City

House Fire - St. Inigoes
House Fire - St. Inigoes

House Fire - Beachville Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 08

4-03 Box, 09:27 - The Fight'in 4 was dispatched to Beachville Road in St. Inigoes for a reported structure fire. Engine 43 arrived on location with no fire or smoke showing. After investigation it was determined that a fire started on the porch of the residence from a portable spot light. The fire was extinguished upon arrival of fire units. Crews checked for extension and units cleared at 09:53.... (Full Story & Photos)

Winter Fire Safety

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, December 27

Home fires occur more in winter than any other season. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly half of electrical fire deaths happen in December through March. Heating equipment is involved in one in every five home fire deaths. Please review the attached documents provided by NFPA and The U.S. Fire Administration and as you stay cozy and warm this winter season, BE FIRE SMART!... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA Wynne Road
MVA Wynne Road

Vehicle Overturned - Wynne Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 24

23:48, 4-06 Box - Squad 4 was dispatched to area of Slack Winery on Wynne Road in Ridge for a vehicle overturned. Command 4 arrived on location and located a vehicle in a field on its roof. He advised incoming units that there was one patient with minor injuries and assumed the command. Squad 4 and Engine 141 arrived and assisted with vehicle stabilization, lighting and patient care. Units cleared ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Off the Roadway - St. Inigoes

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, October 03

4-03 Box, 09:30 - Squad 4 responded to the area of 15278 Point lookout Road in St. Inigoes for a reported motor vehicle accident. Engine 141 (NDWFD) arrived on location and advised incoming units that they had a single vehicle off the roadway with 2 patients. Squad 4 arrived and assisted crews from E-141 and Ambulance 496 with patient care and vehicle stabilization. One victim was transported to St. ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA St. Inigoes
MVA St. Inigoes

Kids Summer Camp

Board of Directors George Franklin, July 14

On a very hot July day, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Prevention team took the Fire Prevention Trailer to the "Kids Summer Camp" sponsored by the Calvert County Sheriff's Department. It was held at Company 3 in Solomons Island, Maryland. There were stations set up demonstrating different skills. It was attended by approximately eighty middle school students from Calvert County. These youngsters were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dog Days of Summer

Board of Directors George Franklin, July 14

With the dog days of summer here in southern Maryland, a crew of three firefighters chose to visit our young friends at the Dameron Day Care Center. Mrs. Norris had her kids in bathing suits and patiently waiting. Tom Trossbach drove Engine 43 and LT. JC Trossbach gave them a quick tour of the engine and answered their questions about all the gear. They then returned to the play yard where they ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Ridge, MD 20680
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