Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

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Vehicle Into Swamp - St. Mary's City

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 09

4-01 Box, 02:49 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the area of 17005 Point Lookout Road in St. Mary's City for the reported motor vehicle accident with a vehicle into the water. Command 4 (Chief 4) and Engine 141 arrived on location at 02:59 and located a vehicle in a swampy area adjacent to the roadway. St. Mary's College Public Safety Officers confirmed one vehicle with one patient that was trapped in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

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Golf Cart Accident - St. Mary's College of Maryland
Golf Cart Accident - St. Mary's College of Maryland

Golf Cart Overturned - St. Mary's College of Maryland

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 21

4-01 Box - 11:28, Squad 4 responded to 47665 Margaret Brent Way in St. Mary's City for the reported overturned golf cart with 3 subjects injured. Engine 141 arrived and located the overturned gold cart to the rear of the Campus Health Center. Fire and EMS crews assessed the victims and transported two patients to St. Mary's Hospital with minor injuries. The third patient refused treatment at the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Into Pole - Lexington Park

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, June 21

4-02 Box, 09:58 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the area of 18161 Three Notch Road for the reported vehicle into a pole. Additional information was transmitted to incoming units that the driver was unconscious with the accelerator of the vehicle stuck open. Squad 4 arrived on location and advised the subject was alert and the vehicle's ignition is off. Crews from Squad 4 and Engine 141 assisted EMS with ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Lexington Park
MVA - Lexington Park

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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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