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2017 Incidents
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Feb 12
Mar 9
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Total 38

2016 Incidents
Jan 19
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Apr 21
May 22
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Aug 14
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Dec 14
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2015 Incidents
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Apr 24
May 24
Jun 29
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Aug 28
Sep 12
Oct 18
Nov 10
Dec 16
Total 223

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Communications Tower Soon to Be in Service

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 13

The lot has been cleared and the foundation has been poured for a new NEXGEN 911 communications tower that will be placed on our carnival lot just south of the firehouse. This 373 foot communications tower will enhance communication signal for police, fire and rescue personnel in the lower end of St. Mary's County and tidal tributaries. The site plans consist of the communications tower, a small equipment ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tower Components
Tower Components

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

Vehicle Over Guardrail - St. Mary's City

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 05

3-10 Box, 03:27 - Squad 4 was dispatched mutual aid to the area of 17881 Point Lookout Road in St. Mary's City for the reported motor vehicle accident with a vehicle off the roadway. Squad 4 arrived on location and located a vehicle that had went over a guardrail and rested on its side. Crews from Engine 32 and Squad 4 assisted with patient care, vehicle stabilization and searching for additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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69th Annual Installation of Officers

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 28

On January 28, 2017 the 69th Annual Installation of Officers Banquet was held at the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Fire Hall. To start off the evening, the administrative, operational and auxiliary officers were sworn in by our own SMVFA Representatives Johnny Wathen and Darlene Wood. afterwards, Johnny and Darlene were installed by Barbra Sue Nelson, SMFVA.

2017 Administrative Officers:

President ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 RVFD Membership
2017 RVFD Membership

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

Vehicle Into Pole - St. Mary's City

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 14

4-01 Box, 22:36 - Squad 4 was alerted to a motor vehicle accident reported serious, in the area of 17005 Point Lookout Road in St. Mary's City. Chief 3 (Bay District VFD) arrived on location at 22:41 and reported a vehicle off the roadway that had struck a utility pole. He reported no entrapment with one patient injured. Squad 3 and Squad 4 arrived on location and assisted with patient care and secured ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire - Beachville Road

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, January 08

4-03 Box, 09:27 - The Fight'in 4 was dispatched to Beachville Road in St. Inigoes for a reported structure fire. Engine 43 arrived on location with no fire or smoke showing. After investigation it was determined that a fire started on the porch of the residence from a portable spot light. The fire was extinguished upon arrival of fire units. Crews checked for extension and units cleared at 09:53.... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire - St. Inigoes
House Fire - St. Inigoes

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Winter Fire Safety

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, December 27

Home fires occur more in winter than any other season. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly half of electrical fire deaths happen in December through March. Heating equipment is involved in one in every five home fire deaths. Please review the attached documents provided by NFPA and The U.S. Fire Administration and as you stay cozy and warm this winter season, BE FIRE SMART!... (Full Story & Photos)

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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

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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)

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Ridge, MD 20680
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