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2014 Incidents
Jan 17
Feb 14
Mar 16
Apr 15
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sept 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 62

Jan 13
Feb 10
Mar 12
Apr 16
May 9
Jun 14
Jul 15
Aug 13
Sep 15
Oct 11
Nov 16
Dec 15
Total 159

Jan 20
Feb 11
Mar 15
Apr 12
May 19
Jun 19
Jul 25
Aug 14
Sep 16
Oct 26
Nov 12
Dec 12
Total 201

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RVFD Recent News
Brush Fire - Robinson LN, Ridge

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 02

4-07 Box, 13:56 - Ridge VFD units were dispatched for a reported brush fire. Captain Langley arrived on scene shortly after dispatch and advised Fireboard of a small brush fire. Crews from Jeep 4, Brush 4 and Tanker 4 worked to extinguish the fire before it spread into a nearby structure. The cause was determined to be from a nearby burn pile that got out of control. Units returned to service at 14:20.... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire - Ridge
Brush Fire - Ridge

Chimney Fire

Safety Officer Francis Raley, February 17

On February 17, 2014 at 18:19 hours, Ridge was dispatched to a chimney fire in the area box 4-03 for light smoke in a single story dwelling located at 15344 Point Lookout Road. The following units were dispatched to assist CO14, CO3, CO1, TK1, and CO49R. Under the command of Chief Bruce Raley and operations by Chief 4B Ray Mercure, the fire was extinguished with minimal damage.... (Full Story & Photos)

Future Firefighter

Matt Rigell, February 11

The members of the Ridge VFD would like to welcome Joseph Blake Raley to the First District. Blake was born on February 11th 2014 at 10:45am to Firefighter Allen Raley and wife Ashley. Blake came in at 8lbs 10oz, 22 inches.

Congratulations Allen, Ashley, and life member Joseph H. Raley on the birth of your son/grandson!... (Full Story & Photos)


MVA With Two Flyouts

Safety Officer Francis Raley, January 14

At 17:56:50 January 14, 2014, Fire and EMS were dispatched for a Personal Injury Accident in the area of 18602 Three Notch Road*Hill House Farm Lane*St. James. There was a single vehicle on its side in the woods with two occupants. Both patients were flown from the scene with head trauma.... (Full Story & Photos)

Ridge VFD Christmas Party

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, December 07

The Ridge VFD Christmas Party was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The evening started off with a social gathering and hors d'oeuvres consisting of delicious steamed shrimp prepared by Tony & Cheryl Ridgell, Timmy Ridgell and Dawn and Peanut Gatton.

The Knights of Columbus spectacular kitchen team served dinner consisting of golden fried chicken, roast beef, buttered potatoes, coleslaw, awesome ... (Full Story & Photos)

RVFD Xmas Party
RVFD Xmas Party

Winter Holiday Safety

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, December 06

Winter Holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. This also means a greater risk of fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.

* Be careful with holiday decorations. Chose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant.

* Keep lit candles away from decorations and other things that can burn.

* Some lights are only for indoor ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor Vehicle Accident - Dameron

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 18

4-05 Box - 17:15, Rescue Engine 42 was dispatched to the area of 18281 St. Jeromes Neck Road for the reported motor vehicle accident. NDWFD Engine 141 arrived on location at 17:20 and confirmed a 2 vehicle collision with 4 patients. Chief 4 arrived at 17:21 and established the St. Jeromes command. Crews from Rescue Engine 42 and Engine 141 provided patient care and secured all vehicles involved. Two ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - St. Jeromes Neck Road
MVA - St. Jeromes Neck Road

Fire Prevention Day at St. Michael's

Board of Directors George Franklin, October 09

On Wednesday October 9, 2013 we hitched up the Fire Prevention trailer and headed to St. Michael's school for Fire Prevention Day. Our team set up the trailer and began giving presentations at 0900. We started with the Pre K students and finished up with the 3rd graders. The DVD "Safety Bear" and escaping from the smoke filled bedroom was the exercise for the day. After lunch we went to the ... (Full Story & Photos)


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