Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

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2016 Incidents
Jan 19
Feb 9
Mar 8
Apr 21
May 22
Jun 23
Jul 26
Aug 13
Sept 15
Oct 16
Nov 20
Total 192

2015 Incidents
Jan 13
Feb 21
Mar 17
Apr 24
May 24
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Jul 11
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Sep 12
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Nov 10
Dec 16
Total 223

2014 Incidents
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Feb 14
Mar 16
Apr 20
May 18
Jun 17
Jul 14
Aug 19
Sept 14
Oct 21
Nov 8
Dec 21
Total 199

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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)

MVA Wynne Road
MVA Wynne Road

MVA St. Inigoes
MVA St. Inigoes

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)

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)

Teddy Bear Clinic

President Francis Raley, July 05

On Thursday, June 23, 2016, members of the Fire Prevention Crew attended the Teddy Bear Clinic at the Blue Crabs Stadium in
Charles County. The clinic is designed to patch up and make the children's stuffed animals feel better. EMS personnel bandaged up stuffed animals for the children. They gave away new stuffed animals along with bandages, first aid, and fire prevention materials. George Franklin, ... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 Boat Mate Class
2016 Boat Mate Class

RVFD Conducts Boat Mate Class

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 05

RVFD congratulates the members who recently completed the sixteen-hour boat mate class conducted by Maritime Training Resources. Led by Instructor Mike Smith, and assisted by Lois Stephenson, the course work included reading charts, navigation, communications, knots, general boating knowledge, and specific information relative to Boat 4. The classroom instruction was combined with practical exercises ... (Full Story & Photos)

RVFD responds to Structure Fire

Firefighter Lori Raley, July 05

On 4 July 2016 at 15:43:33, Engine 43 responded to a structure fire where the fire was reported out. Upon arrival, it was determined that a refrigerator in the basement of the dwelling was expelling smoke. Firefighters unplugged the unit, which continue to smoke. It was determined that the fire was not electrical in nature, so the firefighters proceeded to further investigate by removing items ... (Full Story & Photos)

Maryland State Firemen’s Association Convention 2016

Firefighter Lori Raley, July 05

The MSFA held its annual convention 18-22 June 2016 in Ocean City, MD. Ridge Volunteer Fire Department received several recognitions and awards:

Hall of Fame: Life Member and Past Chief Joseph H. Cooper was inducted into the Maryland State Firemen’s Association Hall of Fame. Joseph H. Cooper joined the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. on August 11, 1965, and has continued to provide distinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)


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13820 Point Lookout Road
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Ridge, MD 20680
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