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The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department is actively seeking capable men and women volunteers for operational and administrative membership.  As a member, you will have the opportunity to perform various technical and professional services for the citizens of St. Mary's County's First District.  With training, you will assist in combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, patient care at medical emergencies, responding to hazardous materials incidents, responding to emergency calls, and in the operation and maintenance of Fire Department equipment, apparatus, and facilities.  Members must have the ability and dedication to educate children, residents, and business people to be aware of the need for fire prevention and protection.  Anyone age 16 or older may apply.

The Ridge Volunteer
Fire Department does more than put out fires.
We save lives.

Being a part of the RVFD offers many exciting benefits, including:

Free Training
You will receive free firefighting, rescue, and EMS training through the University of Maryland's Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute (MFRI).  These courses count towards college credits through the state of Maryland. There are also many opportunities for free training within the department.

State Tax Break
Members are eligible to receive a $3,500 Maryland state tax break for being a volunteer.

Through our Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP), you can receive retirement benefits from St. Mary's County after the age of 55.

Interested applicants should e-mail us at info@ridgevfd.org.

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13820 Point Lookout Road
P.O. Box 520
Ridge, MD 20680
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