Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

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2018 Incidents
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2017 Incidents
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House Fire - Scotland
House Fire - Scotland

House Fire - Cornfield Harbor

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 16

4-08 Box, 16:19 hrs - Engine 43 and Tanker 4 was dispatched to 14041 Cornfield Harbor Drive in Scotland, MD for the reported house fire. Engine 43 (Captain D. Gatton) arrived on location at 16:33 and reported smoke showing from the single story dwelling. Crews from Engine 43, Engine 141, Tanker 44 and Squad 4 made a quick attack on the one room fire to prevent spread to other rooms. Fire had spread ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident - Lexington Park

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 16

4-05 Box - 05:33, Ridge VFD was dispatched to the area of 17899 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, MD for the reported motor vehicle accident involving one vehicle with possible subjects trapped. Chief 4 arrived at 05:42 and advised incoming units there was no one trapped but he had to victims laying in the yard injured. Engine 141 and Squad 4 arrived and started patient care on both victims. Squad ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Lexington Park
MVA - Lexington Park

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No Caption Engine 41 Committee Visits Pierce Manufacturing for Final Inspection

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 01

This week some members of the Engine 41 committee visited Pierce Manufacturing Inc. in Appleton, Wisconsin to perform the final inspection. The final inspection has been completed. After some minor work details are completed, Engine 41 will be heading to Ocean City, Maryland to be put on display at the Annual Maryland State Fireman's Convention. After the convention the unit will be brought home. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 41 Week 10 Progress

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 20

This week, follow-up items were being completed on Engine 41. Next week, we expect follow-up work to continue as truck begins final product evaluation.

RVFD Committee members are planning a final review trip on the last week of May. All new SCBA has been received and all the small equipment and hand tools have been ordered.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 41
Engine 41

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Lt. Jordan Andrews prepares to properly place a ladder for ventilation.
Lt. Jordan Andrews prepares to properly place a ladder for ventilation.

Ground Ladder Training

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 16

Members came out and braved the rainy weather to participate in a ground ladder drill conducted at St. Mary's College of Maryland. The evening started off at the station with a PowerPoint review of ladder components, review of RVFD ladder sizes and methods of placement on the fireground. After the brief review crews mounted apparatus and went to the College for the practical.

Members performed numerous ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RVFD Visits Pierce Manufacturing for Midpoint Production Inspection

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 06

This week, Engine 41's committee members Chief Ray Mercure, Chief Engineer John "Peanut" Gatton, and Engineer Ron Hafner visited Pierce Manufacturing Inc. to inspect the progress and to make some minor changes. Progress continued on Engine 41 with installation of additional wiring, plumbing, shelving, trim and other components. Next week, we expect Engine 41 to move through testing, alignment and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Engine 41 - Week 7 Production

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 31

This week, the body and tank fo Engine 41 was mounted on the chassis followed by the installation of additional wiring, plumbing, trim and other components. Next week, expect the truck to move through testing, alignment and follow-up.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chimney Fire - Carroll Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 26

4-02 Box - 19:54 - Engine 43 responded to Carroll Road in Lexington Park for the reported chimney fire. At 20:06 Chief 4B (Hawkins) arrived on location, reported fire from the chimney and assumed command. Crews from Engine 43, Engine 141, and Truck 3 quickly deployed chimney chains and used an ABC extinguisher to snuff the fire. The fireplace insert was removed and a small fire was located behind ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chimney Fire - Lexington Park
Chimney Fire - Lexington Park

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