Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad

Community Events
01/28/2017:
Community CPR and First Aid Open House
01/29/2017:
RVRS Auxiliary Breakfast

2017 INCIDENTS
Jan 12
Feb 0
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 12
2016 Incidents
Calls
775
Standby's
21
Out of Area
73
Routine Transports
4

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Community CPR and First Aid Open House

Chief Mandy Purdy, January 28

More than 350,000 people in the United States suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year and just 12 percent survive. However, statistics show that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. Immediate CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival.

Come by our open house anytime between 1000-1200 on Jan 28th and learn basic first aid and CPR. This will not be a ... (Full Story & Photos)

All You Can Eat Breakfast

Chief Mandy Purdy, January 02

Please join us for our All You Can Eat Breakfast fundraiser by the Auxiliary at the K of C Hall in Ridge on Jan 29th from 0830-1100.

On the menu:

Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Pancakes, Home Fries, Fried Apples, Coffee, Tea and Juice

COST: $10/PERSON
$8/SENIOR CITIZENS
$5/YOUTH YOUNGER THAN 6
$10/CARRYOUT

We will also be holding a Bake Sale
... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy New Year from RVRS

Chief Mandy Purdy, December 30

We would like to wish everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year! Thank you all for your continued support and donations to our 100% volunteer service rescue squad. Each year we GREATLY appreciate the kind words and gratitude that we receive. We could not continue our mission without the generous donations from our community members. We wish you and your family a joyful, bright, healthy, prosperous ... (Full Story & Photos)

RVRS Meets with the Brownie Troop!

Chief Christy Ridgell, October 24

On Tuesday, October 24th, 2016, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad hosted a basic medical care demonstration for nine (9) girls from the Girl Scout Brownie Troop. RVRS Lieutenant Mandy Purdy 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)

Ambulance 496 at St. Michael's for Fire Safety Prevention.  Lt. Christina Gillespie.
Ambulance 496 at St. Michael's for Fire Safety Prevention. Lt. Christina Gillespie.

Fire Prevention Week at St. Michael's School

Driver Leo Gillespie, October 13

The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD, Company 4) and Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad (RVRS, Company 49) participated in the national “Fire Prevention Week.” This event was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which claimed 250 lives, left 100,000 people homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres in October 1871.
The 2016 Fire Prevention ... (Full Story & Photos)

St. Mary's County Fair Parade - 2016

Driver Leo Gillespie, September 24

On Saturday, September 24th, members from the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad (RVRS) participated in the St. Mary’s County Fair Parade with Ambulance 496. Driver Leo Gillespie and Lieutenant Alex Ketner drove Ambulance 496, a 2009 Ford E-450 Super Duty, in the parade along with Leonardtown Fire Chief 1, Leonardtown Engine 10, Leonardtown Ladder Truck 1, Mechanicsville Engine 23, Seventh District Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co 49, Ambulance 499 at "Blue Out"
Co 49, Ambulance 499 at "Blue Out"

St. Mary's County "Blue Out"

Driver Leo Gillespie, July 30

The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad, Company 49, was honored to participate in the first annual “St. Mary’s County Blue Out.” The event was established to show our support as we recognized the bravery and courage of our state and county law enforcement officers. As stated by the 'Blue Out' organizers: “So many individuals and organizations made this event a success and we could never have lined the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congrats to the New Engineers!

Chief Christy Ridgell, July 12

The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad has made a few changes to their appointed Line Officer positions this month. On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016, Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman's Association (SMVFA) President, Johnny Wathen, attended our monthly business meeting and installed Boyd Loflin and Dale Reppel as Engineers to finish out the 2016 year. We greatly appreciate their willingness to step-up to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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