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Combined MVA Drill

RVRS, November 16

Beginning in early October, the Ridge VFD and Ridge VRS began planning a multi-department drill consisting of the Ridge VFD, Ridge VRS and NASFD -- Webster Field. Preliminary details for the drill consisted of a two vehicle, T-Bone style accident with four patients. Injuries were to be consistent with what's expected to be seen in this style of collision, with a few additional injuries thrown in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Another Busy Weekend for Tuesday Night Crew

President / Lieutenant David Morris, November 08

At 0930 on 11/7, Company 49, ALS and Companies 4 & 14 were alerted to a residence in Ridge for a reported male patient in cardiac arrest. A496 (Chief 49A) made the response and arrived on scene first finding a male not breathing with CPR in progress. The crew immediately took over upon arrival, giving chest compressions and artificial ventilations. After approximately ten minutes of CPR, the patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Collision on Bay Forest Rd

President / Lieutenant David Morris, November 02

At 2042, Co's. 4, 14, 49, St. 39 and the medic unit were alerted to the area of Three Notch Road and Bay Forest Rd for a reported motor vehicle accident with one unconscious. Within minutes of the dispatch, A496 (EMT/IVT Turner), LT. 49A (Morris) and LT. 49D (Lowmiller) were en route to the scene.

At 2049, Command 4 and Lt. 49A & Lt. 49D were on the scene with a full-sized pickup truck off the roadway ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fourth Annual Cow Pie Bingo

RVRS, October 10

The fourth annual 'Cow Pie Bingo' hosted by the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary was another success! The day began cloudy, but cleared out by the time the event was slated to start. With temperatures in the low 70's, it proved to be a gorgeous day to win some money.

The judges this year were our own Eddie Boswell, former county commissioners Jack Russell & Dan Raley, and overall judge former ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ambulance 497 with Driver Leo Gillespie and Lieutenant Christina Gillespie waiting for the start of the St. Mary's County Fair Parade, September 26th, 2015.
Ambulance 497 with Driver Leo Gillespie and Lieutenant Christina Gillespie waiting for the start of the St. Mary's County Fair Parade, September 26th, 2015.

St. Mary's County Fair Parade and Standby Duty

Driver Leo Gillespie, September 26

On Saturday September 26th, members from the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad (RVRS) participated in the St. Mary’s County Fair Parade with Ambulance 497. Driver Leo Gillespie and Lieutenant Christina Gillespie drove Ambulance 497, a 2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty, in the parade along with Truck 7 from Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, Engine 52 from Seventh District, Avenue's Historic Chevrolet Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

A499 Handles Sunday Afternoon Collision

President / Lieutenant David Morris, August 16

On August 16th, shortly before 1400, numerous units from the south end of St. Mary's County were alerted to the area of Airedele Road and Fishermen Way, in the 4-06 box, for a motor vehicle accident reported serious.

A499 (Lt. Gillespie) arrived on scene shortly after units from Company 4 and 14 and located a Range Rover SUV overturned against a tree. Units located and began treatment on the sole ... (Full Story & Photos)

E72, A48 and E1
E72, A48 and E1

Ridge Travels to Celebrate 60 Years

President / Lieutenant David Morris, July 26

On July 26th, Chief Christy Ridgell and President David Morris loaded up in A48 and traveled to Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad to honor 60 years of dedicated, active service for Mr. Charlie Wills.

Mr. Wills began his journey with the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department on July 18th, 1955 before joining Potomac Heights a few years later. It was here that Charlie began ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Tuesday for Ridge Crews

President / Lieutenant David Morris, May 12

At 1609, Ambulance 496 along with surrounding companies were alerted to the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Chisleytown Road for a reported motor vehicle accident reported serious with one trapped. LT 49D (Lowmiller), LT 49A (Morris) and A496 (EMT/IVT Kenney) all responded and were on scene shortly after the dispatch.

Upon arrival, units located a full size truck vs a passenger car with extensive ... (Full Story & Photos)

Point Lookout/Chisleytown
Point Lookout/Chisleytown

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