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2017 Incidents
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Mar 12
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2016 Incidents
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Communications Tower - Work In Progress

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, May 05

*Update*

The crane has arrived and crews began assembling the 373 foot tower on Thursday May 4th. Assembly will be completed very soon.

Photos courtesy of Patty Raley.


By Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley
March 13, 2017

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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April Social at Company 4

Board of Directors George Franklin, April 22

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, members gathered for our April Social. There was plenty of good ole country cooking served with many different desserts, tea, coffee and canned liquid refreshments. Everybody was brought up to date with the latest goings on in the greater Ridge community. The stories were shared by all and the "can you top this gang" was led by Tater Cullison, Joe Cooper, Dickie & Robbie ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire - St. Jeromes

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 19

4-05 Box, 04:33 - Ridge units responded to the area of 17885 St. Jeromes Neck Road in Dameron for the reported motor vehicle accident with a vehicle on fire. Chief 4 arrived at 04:44, assumed the Dameron command and reported the vehicle had burned out however there was an estimated acre of woodland on fire. Squad 4, Engine 141, and Engine 43 arrived and started extinguishment of the woods fire. Additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire - Dameron
Vehicle Fire - Dameron

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MVA St. James
MVA St. James

Rear End Collision - St. James

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, April 17

4-02 Box, 07:27 - Ridge VFD was dispatched to 19221 Three Notch Road for a reported motor vehicle accident with two vehicles and one victim trapped. Engine 141 arrived and advised that one subject was trapped and a total of three patients. Squad 4 arrived and assisted E-141 and Squad 3 with extrication of the victim. Extrication was complete at 07:44. Two patients were transported to St. Mary's Hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

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T-Bone MVA - Ridge

Assistant Fire Chief Eddie Raley, March 29

4-06 Box, 17:36 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the intersection of Rt.5 and Wynne Road for the reported motor vehicle accident. Chief 4 arrived on the scene, reported 2 vehicles involved with one on its side and assumed the command. Squad 4 arrived and began patient care and triage. Crews from Engine 141 and Engine 43 assisted with patient care and vehicle stabilization. Victims were transported by Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Ridge
MVA - Ridge

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Tower Components
Tower Components

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)

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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)

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

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2017 RVFD Membership
2017 RVFD Membership

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)

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