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Ridge, Maryland

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Dry Conditions Fuel Woods Fire - Point Lookout State Park

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, July 05

4-09 Box, 18:56 - Brush Units were dispatched to Malone Circle inside Point Lookout State Park's Campground for a reported large woods fire. Engine 43 arrived on location at 19:07 and advised that they had an approximate 1/4 acre brush / woods fire that was spreading rapidly. Jeep 4, Tanker 4, Engine 141 and Foam 143 arrived shortly after and assisted with extinguishment. The fire was under control ... (Full Story & Photos)

Woods Fire - Point Lookout
Woods Fire - Point Lookout

Field Fire - St. Mary's City
Field Fire - St. Mary's City

Large Field Fire / St. Mary's City

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, June 28

4-01 Box, 12:51 - Ridge units were dispatched to the area of 18640 Rosecroft Road in St. Mary's City for the reported field fire.
Chief 4 arrived on location and advised he had approximately 2 acres burning in a wheat field. Due to wind and dry conditions, the fire was spreading quickly. Several mutual aid companies were dispatched to assist. The fire jumped Rosecroft Road and had spread across a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Scotland MVA

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, June 11

4-09 Box, 00:41 - Ridge units responded to the area of 11511 Point Lookout Road for the reported motor vehicle accident. St. Mary's advised a single vehicle was off the road with subjects trapped. Engine 41 arrived on location and located a vehicle into the woods with a single occupant. Crews from Engine 41, Tanker 44 and Engine 141 helped with patient care and extrication.The patient was extricated ... (Full Story & Photos)


MVA - Ridge
MVA - Ridge

Overturned Vehicle - Ridge

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, May 12

4-07 Box, 07:38 - Squad 4 was dispatched to the area of 16719 Three Notch Road for the reported motor vehicle accident, serious with subjects trapped. Squad 4 arrived on location at 07:45 and confirmed a vehicle overturned with one victim still inside. Crews from Squad 4, Engine 141 and Squad 3 quickly extricated the victim. It was determined due to the victims injuries and the nature of the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire - Demko Road

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, May 06

4-05 Box, 06:44 - Ridge VFD was dispatched to 49245 Demo Road for the reported vehicle fire. Engine 43 arrived and located a Chevy pickup in a driveway with the cab fully involved with fire. Engine 141 arrived and assisted Engine 43's crew with extinguishment. The fire was placed under control within minutes. The cause is under investigation. Units cleared at 07:22.... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire
Vehicle Fire

No Caption Serve Pro Commercially Decons RVFD

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, April 27

Chad Day and his crew from Serve Pro in Lexington Park visited to commercially decon the crew cabs of our apparatus and main interior parts of the station. They did an awesome job in wiping down and disinfecting all surfaces. Serve Pro is committed to donating their services across the United States during this pandemic in disinfecting Fire Departments and Rescue Squads. This local Serve Pro team ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Into Woods - Lexington Park

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, April 20

4-02 Box, 16:20 - RVFD was dispatched to the area of 18141 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle accident serious. Reports of a single vehicle off the roadway and subjects trapped. Chief 4 arrived at 16:27 and reported all occupants were out of the vehicle with no entrapment. Chief Cooper established the command. Squad 4 arrived, located the driver and secured the vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA - Lexington Park
MVA - Lexington Park

Woods Fire - Dameron
Woods Fire - Dameron

Woods Fire - St. Jerome's Neck

Assistant Fire Chief Edward (Eddie) Raley, March 20

4-05 Box, 17:15 - The Fightin 4 was dispatched to 18690 St. Jeromes Neck Road in Dameron for the reported woods fire. Chief 4 marked up responding and St. Mary's Communications advised that the caller stated that the woods were on fire and it was threatening a structure. Chief 4 directed to have the Engine and Tanker respond instead of brush units. Engine 141 arrived on location at 17:22 and advised ... (Full Story & Photos)


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