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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)

County-Wide Emergency Preparedness Drill

Leo Gillespie, June 24

On June 24th, 2016, Lieutenant Christina Gillespie and Driver Leo Gillespie from the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad participated in the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP), St. Mary’s County Emergency Management Agency, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, and Contaminated/Injured Victim Response Drill. This year’s exercise was conducted in cooperation with the St. Mary’s County Emergency Management ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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

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)

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)

2016 Operational Officers
2016 Operational Officers

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)

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