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RVRS 2nd annual 5K run/walk. Click here for more information.

Girl Scout Daisies Visit RVRS!

Chief Christy Ridgell, January 09

On Saturday, January 9th, 2016, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad hosted a basic medical care demonstration for twelve (12) girls from the Girl Scout Daisy Troop #5065. RVRS Chief Christy Ridgell explained the importance of learning their address and phone number so they can relay the information to the 911 dispatchers if they should ever have to call, how to recognize a choking victim, and what should ... (Full Story & Photos)

66th Annual Installation of Officers

RVRS, December 12

On Saturday, December 12th, 2015, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad held its 66th Annual Installation of Officers. It was held at the Ridge Knights of Columbus Hall, with a delicious meal catered by the Knights of Columbus Belles. Many awards and milestones were reached, including Assistant Chief Debbie Drury receiving her life membership.

This year’s line-up is as follows:

President – David Morris
Vice ... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 Operational Officers
2016 Operational Officers

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)

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