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Fourth Annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show

Secretary/Lieutenant David Morris, July 12

On July 12th, Life Members Jack and Frances Ann Cullison took Ambulance 48 to the annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show, at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. This car show raises money for Hospice of St. Mary's and cancer research.

For those who don't know, Ambulance 48 was purchased new in 1972 by the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad. In 2001, it was forced to be moved outside ... (Full Story & Photos)

The group!
The group!

RVRS and Girl Scout Brownies

Assistant Chief Christy Merrell, May 27

On Tuesday evening, May 27th, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad hosted a basic first aid demonstration for nine (9) girls from the Girl Scout Brownies Troop. RVRS President Ed Pratt explained how to recognize an emergency, what should be done in an emergency situation, how to provide short-term care prior to the arrival of an ambulance and the correct way to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members / Cadillac Receive Awards at SMVFA Convention

Secretary/Lieutenant David Morris, April 27

On April 26th, a few members traveled north to Dunkirk for the annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman's Association (SMVFA) convention. The convention is held yearly in one of the different tri-counties that are part of the SMVFA.

The memorial service began first. This year, unfortunately, one of our own members was memorialized, Patricia (Pat) Louise Webb. Assistant Chief Christy Merrell placed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Jim and Tony Codespote
Photo by Jim and Tony Codespote

Pedestrian Struck in St. James

Ridge Volunteers, February 04

Shortly before 2140, Communications dispatched Companies 4, 14, 49, 39 and the medic to the area of the Rod 'N Reel in Dameron for the reported pedestrian struck. Shortly after dispatch, Paramedic Ambulance 496 and Ambulance 498 were on the road.

First arriving Command 4 found a single male subject laying face down in the roadway. Rescue Engine 42 arrived behind the command unit and began patient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Second Annual 'Cow Pie Bingo'

RVRS, October 12

The second annual 'Cow Pie Bingo' hosted by the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary was another success! The event was again held at Flat Iron Farm, and though it was rainy, there was still a strong turnout. Unfortunately, the car show had to be canceled due to the rainy conditions.

Unlike last year, Safety Officer George Gatton did not have to run and jump into the stands in fear of his life! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cadillac Shines at Car Show

Lieutenant David Morris, August 03

On August 3rd, 2013, Assistant Chief Christy Ridgell and Lieutenant David Morris took Ambulance 48 to the annual Butch Nelson Memorial Car Show, at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. This car show raises money for Hospice of St. Mary's and cancer research. Butch Nelson was a long-time antique car show enthusiast according to car show organizer Mike Evans. Evans was friends with ... (Full Story & Photos)

St. James MVA Sends One to Trauma Center

Lieutenant David Morris, July 14

At 1737, the RVRS, along with RVFD, NASFD and LPVRS were alerted to the area of Three Notch Rd and Kessler Way for the reported motor vehicle accident. Within minutes of the dispatch, all units were en route. Ambulance 496 arrived on scene shortly after Rescue Engine 42 and began patient care with the crew from the rescue engine.
After further assessment, EMS determined that the patient in the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

496, 498 On Commercial Building Fire

Lieutenant David Morris, April 25

At 2213, Company 49, along with numerous other fire and EMS companies were alerted to area box 3-11, for the working commercial building fire at Spring Ridge Middle School. Company 3 was initially dispatched for a brush fire in the area of the school. They arrived on scene, immediately upgrading the assignment with smoke showing from the A/B/C sides of the school.
Ambulance 496 (Chief Drury) marked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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