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Early Morning MVA

Chief Christy Ridgell, June 08

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, Company 49 (RVRS) was dispatched to the area of Point Lookout Road and College Drive for “injuries from a fall.” Upon arriving on the scene, the crew from Ambulance 499 found the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies out with a male patient lying on the ground in the driveway of a nearby residence. From the relayed information, it appeared ... (Full Story & Photos)

69th Annual SMVFA Convention in Ridge!

Chief Christy Ridgell, April 30

The Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association (SMVFA) held their 69th Annual Convention in Ridge last week. On Friday, April 29th, Darlene Wood of the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary (RVFDA) was installed as President of the SMVFA Ladies Auxiliary and on Saturday, April 30th, Johnny Wathen of the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) was installed as President of the SMVFA. This ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mandy Purdy, Christy Ridgell, Frances Ann Cullison, Jack Cullison, Eddie Boswell
Mandy Purdy, Christy Ridgell, Frances Ann Cullison, Jack Cullison, Eddie Boswell

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)

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