Ridge Volunteer Fire Department

Department Facebook
 
Auxiliary Facebook


St. Marys County Fire/EMS Scanner Feed

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events
View All Events

2024 Incidents
January 22
February 14
March 18
April 4
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 58    

2023 Incidents
January 13
February 17
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 26
July 23
August 25
September 26
October 23
November 16
December 18
Total 239

2022 Incidents
Jan 28
Feb 16
Mar 17
Apr 21
May 21
Jun 18
Jul 37
Aug 24
Sept 24
Oct 17
Nov 22
Dec 20
Total 265

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
January 1, 2016
3,855,754
Visitors Today
Apr 13, 2024
728
Monthly Drill: HAZMAT 18
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter RSS

By Vice President / Lieutenant Scot Best
March 19, 2024

St. Mary's County Department of Emergency Services’ Hazardous Materials Response Team Chief, TJ Faunce, brought Hazmat 18 to Ridge VFD to show our members the equipment and capabilities they have to mitigate a hazardous materials incident. Chief Faunce provided information and a demonstration of their new Decon Equipment. Ridge VFD members, and guests from the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, were able to get hands-on experience setting up and using the new tools. In addition, everyone had the opportunity to go around the unit and explore the different compartments and equipment carried on HAZMAT 18.

The St. Mary's County HAZMAT Unit is stationed in Leonardtown, MD and responds to all hazardous materials incidents in St. Mary's County. St. Mary's also has a mutual aid agreement with NDWFD and their HAZMAT unit which responds from Patuxent River Naval Air Station to assist as well.

We would like to thank HAZMAT Chief Faunce for bringing the unit to Ridge!


Add a Comment Add a Comment 0 Comment(s)


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
13820 Point Lookout Road
P.O. Box 520
Ridge, MD 20680
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 301-872-5571
E-mail: info@ridgevfd.org
Copyright © 2024 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)