The Officers and Members of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department regret to announce the passing of Board of Director and Life Member James M. "Buddy" Adams, Jr. Buddy joined the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department in 1955 and had sixty-one years of service to the department.
Buddy served on several committees and was the Chairman the Department's Memorial committee in 1997 where he ... (Full Story & Photos)
Life and Board Member James M. "Buddy" Adams
RES2CUE and TAN2KER responded to this mobile home fire in Charles County
At 1608 hours, Rescue 2 and Tanker 2 were alerted to 6484 Patuxent Woods Lane for a possible trailer fire in Charles Company 2's first due. Both units made the response with the Rescue arriving as the 1st due special service.
The Rescue crew went to work throwing ladders, and opening up for the first due engine. The Rescue and Charles Engine 23 located a fire under the floor in a bedroom, opening ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 2151 hours, the assignment was alerted to All Faith Church Road at Golden Beach Road for the motor vehicle accident with reported injuries.
Units arrived to find a single vehicle off the road with significant damage and the occupant self extricated. The corrected address was on All Faith Church Road in the area of Faith Hills Way. Firefighters secured the vehicle while EMS started patient care. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Units responded to this motor vehicle accident on All Faith Church Road
Crews operate on this rollover that seriously injured the occupant on Budds Creek Road
At 1801 hours, Squad 2, Squad 5, Company 29, Company 59 and SMALS were alerted to Budds Creek Road in the area of Woodmark Court for the reported serious motor vehicle accident. Engines 23, 24 and Chief 2A were clearing a house fire in Golden Beach at the time of the call.
While units were responding, Chief 2A was given updated information advising of a single vehicle overturned with one occupant ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Mechanicsville Volunteers attended the annual Southern Maryland Fireman's Convention this past Sunday hosted by Newburg Volunteer Fire and EMS. The members spent their weekend preparing for the parade while also handling calls in between cleaning the apparatus. The department had 20 total entries into the parade consisting of: