Ridge Volunteer Fire Department


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PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, June 14

Every year, we look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, and picnics. Summertime, however, can also bring unwanted fires and injuries due to these outdoor activities. During the month of June, the Ridge VFD will share summer fire safety tips on various topics. This week, we focus on Marina/Boating Electrical Safety.

There’s nothing like a great day out on the water spending time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gearing Up For Summer Safety - Hotel/Motel Safety

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, June 07

Every year, we look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, and picnics. Summertime, however, can also bring unwanted fires and injuries due to these outdoor activities. During the month of June, the Ridge VFD will share summer fire safety tips on various topics. This week, we focus on Hotel/Motel Safety.

With the school year coming to a close, everyone is turning their attention ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Gearing Up For Summer Safety - Car and Recreational Vehicle Fire Safety

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, June 01

Every year, we look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, and picnics. Summertime, however, can also bring unwanted fires and injuries due to these outdoor activities. During the month of June, the Ridge VFD will share summer fire safety tips on various topics. This week, we focus on Car and Recreational Vehicle Fire Safety.

Summertime means that families will be travelling for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire and Safety Hazard Product Recalls

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, May 27

The following products were recently recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):


1) Product: StaRite and Mastertemp pool heaters

Hazard: A connection in the heater can leak the combustible air-gas mixture, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: April 28, 2021

For more information visit:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Pool-Heaters-Recalled-by-Pentair-Water-Pool-and-Spa-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

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Public Information Officer Scot Best, May 25

Just before 2300 hours last evening (24May), Calvert County Fire Services were alerted to a building fire in the 13800 block of HG Truman Road in Solomons (Solomons Veterinary Medical Center). First arriving units from Solomons VRS&FD found a one-story strip mall with heavy fire showing through the roof. A second alarm operation was immediately transmitted, dispatching multiple additional agencies ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week: Protect What You Value Most

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, May 21

Today’s Theme: Protect What You Value Most

The Ridge VFD and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) remind you that there is no better home protection than fire sprinklers. If you build or buy a new home, protect what you value most.

Did you know a home fire can become deadly in two minutes or less? Homes built with lightweight building material and flooring burn faster, failing quicker (often ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Home Fire Sprinkler Week: Fire Sprinklers are Smart and Green

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, May 20

Today’s Theme: Fire Sprinklers are Smart and Green

The Ridge VFD and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) want to let you know that home fire sprinklers are good for the environment. According to a groundbreaking joint research project from FM Global and HFSC on the environmental impact of fires, automatic fire sprinklers can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 98%, reduce fire damage by up to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Home Fire Sprinkler Week: It’s Easy to Live with Home Fire Sprinklers

PIO / Fire Prevention Officer Scot Best, May 19

Today’s Theme: It’s Easy to Live with Home Fire Sprinklers

The Ridge VFD and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) understand that you have a lot of important decisions to make when building a new home. Fire safety should be at the top of your list. Sprinklered homes help save lives and protect property for generations to come. It’s easy to live with home fire sprinklers. Any house, any community, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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