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Building Fire - St. Jeromes Neck Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, December 08

4-05 Box , 23:53 - Ridge VFD was dispatched to 17538 St. Jeromes Neck Road for the reported building fire. Chief 4 arrived on location at 00:05 and reported that the fire was a 8x10 building that had burned to the ground with an exposure to a nearby house and shed. Engine 41, Engine 141 and Tanker 4 arrived shortly and made a quick attack on the fire and cooled nearby structures. The fire was declared ... (Full Story & Photos)

Building Fire - Dameron
Building Fire - Dameron

MVA - Lexington Park
MVA - Lexington Park

MVA Involving a Bucket Truck

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 16

4-02 Box, 15:04 - Squad 4 responded to the area of 18371 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a reported motor vehicle accident with a truck in the ditch. Safety 4A arrived at 15:11 (POV) and reported a bucket truck off the roadway with one injured. Squad 4 and Engine 141 arrived at 15:14 and assisted with patient care and secured the vehicle. Ambulance 497 transported a patient with minor injuries ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad 4 Mutual Aid MVA - Hermanville

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, November 08

3-07 Box , 22:57 - Squad 4 responded mutual aid for a motor vehicle accident on Forest Park Road in Hermanville. Squad 3 (BDVFD) arrived on location at 23:05 and confirmed a vehicle on it's side with one victim trapped underneath the vehicle. Squad 4 arrived at 23:25 and assisted Squad 3's crew. After an extensive extrication with combined effort of resources, the victim was removed from the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Hermanville
MVA - Hermanville

RVFD Awarded Grant for Side Scan Sonar for Boat 4
RVFD Awarded Grant for Side Scan Sonar for Boat 4

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Awarded DNR Grant

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, October 18

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $12.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities and navigation throughout the state.

This critical Fiscal Year 2019 funding will go toward 57 projects in 18 counties, from Garrett to Wicomico counties as well as Baltimore City.

On May 23, 2018, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Heavy Rain and High Winds Made a Long Night for Ridge Responders

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, October 11

Between approximately 23:00 hours Thursday October 11, 2018 and 12:30 hours Friday October 12, 2018, Ridge VFD units responded to a total of 18 calls due to high winds and heavy rain from remnants of Tropical Storm Michael. Wind gusts, that in some areas reported to exceed 60 mph, caused numerous trees to fall across roadways and homes in the First District. Ridge Volunteers manned chainsaws throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tree Down - Rosecroft Road
Tree Down - Rosecroft Road

No Caption Preparing For A Hurricane

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, September 07

The following information has beenprovided by www.ready.gov

Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The Pacific hurricane season ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor Vehicle Accident @ John Deere

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 25

4-05 Box, 17:06 - Squad 4 was dispatched to 17751 Three Notch Road (In front of Carroll's John Deere Dealership) for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Chief 39A arrived at 17:08 and advised he had two patients that needed a check up. Chief 4 arrived at 17:13 and assumed the Dameron Command. Crews from Squad 4 and Engine 141 assessed patients (refusals) and secured the vehicles.

Units ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Dameron
MVA - Dameron

MVA - Mutual Aid Lexington Park
MVA - Mutual Aid Lexington Park

Mutual Aid - MVA

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, July 20

3-11 Box, 18:50- Squad 4 was dispatched to a reported serious two vehicle motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 235 and Park Hall Rd. Squad 4 arrived on scene and assisted Squad 3 (BDVFD) with patient extrication from a vehicle in a ditch on the northbound side of Route 235. Patient was packaged and loaded into A497 for transport to St. Mary's Hospital. Another patient was transported ... (Full Story & Photos)


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