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Annual Fund Drive letters have been sent!

NOTE: There is an error in the fund drive letter in regards to the date of our yard sale. The yard sale is actually October 17th, not October 19th. We apologize for the mistake!

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

Motorcycle vs Tree

President / Lieutenant David Morris, April 13

At 1507, Companies 4, 14, 49, 39, 38, 6 and ALS were alerted to St. Jeromes Neck Rd in the area of Shea Alley Way for a reported motor vehicle collision. Initial reports advised of a single motorcycle vs a tree. Ambulance 497 (EMT Barnes), Chief 49A (Drury) and Lt. 49A (Morris) all made the response within four minutes of dispatch.

Chief 49A was first on the scene advising of an updated location ... (Full Story & Photos)

Statewide Recruitment and Retention Day

President / Lieutenant David Morris, April 12

On April 12th, the Maryland State Fireman's Association held a statewide recruitment day. The MSFA asked all departments in Maryland to participate in the effort to recruit more members to their respective departments.

At approximately 1000 hours, members began arriving at the building in preparation for any prospective members to stop by. The event lasted from 1100 to 1600. A few guests, including ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tuesday Night Duty Weekend Results In 9 Runs

President / Lieutenant David Morris, April 12

Over the course of April 11th and April 12th, the Tuesday night duty crew assumed weekend duty. During weekend duty, our night crews man a crew from 0600 Saturday morning until 1800 Sunday night. This gives crews a chance to experience a different variety of calls and also gain further experience,

On Saturday, Ambulance 497 handled four calls for service from noon until midnight. On Sunday, Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

RVRS 65th Annual Installation of Officers

Chief Christy Ridgell, December 13

On Saturday, December 13th, 2014, the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad held its 65th Annual Installation of Officers. It was held at the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, with a delicious meal catered by the RVFD Ladies Auxiliary. This year’s event proved to be very special for a few of our members, but especially for Jack and Frances Ann Cullison, who both celebrated 50 years of service with the RVRS. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Jack and Frances Ann Cullison
Jack and Frances Ann Cullison

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