Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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2024 Incidents
Jan 90
Feb 55
Total 145

2024 Jobs
Fires 5
Cuts 4

Past Incidents
2023 958
2022 1112
2021 900
2020 984
2019 873
2018 907
2017 872
2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
Total 13400

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
"Proudly Serving with Pride, Dedication, and Commitment Since 1934"

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department accepts applications year-round. There are a variety of positions available for everyone. All training & equipment is provided FREE! Numerous benefits include:

  • MD Income Tax Incentive Program
  • Length of Service Awards Program
  • Scholarship Programs
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Program
  • Fire Science Degree
  • & Much More

Submit your information TODAY! Assistance will be provided to help you through the process. We look forward to you joining our team.

Queen of Hearts Rules

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, February 22

See attached rules and ways you can win at the Queen of Hearts game. Drawing every Friday evening 7:30pm at Drift Inn Crab House. Address: 41310 Riverview Rd. Mechanicsville, MD... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Quadruple Pull to Chaptico House Fire with a MAYDAY

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 05

On Monday, at 1046 hours, Engine 2 and Tanker 2 were alerted to the 36300 block of Notley Woods Lane in Company 5s first due for a house fire.

Engine 23 and Tanker 2 immediately responded with 7 volunteers. As units were marking enroute, communications advised they were taking numerous calls advising the house was on fire. Rescue Squad 2 with an additional four volunteers added to the incident as ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Goes to Colton’s Point House Fire

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 02

At 2000 hours Company 2 and several EMS Units were alerted to Point Lookout Road and Chaptico Road for an MVA with injuries. Rescue Squad 2 and Engine 23 will 11 volunteers quickly made the response. Upon arrival they found an occupant having a medical emergency. Ambulance 29 assisted the patient.

At 2005 hours Companies 5, 1, 7, 9, 6, and 3 were alerted to the 38000 block of Beach Road in Colton’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members witness contract signing for new Tanker
Members witness contract signing for new Tanker

Department Signs Contract for New Tanker

Mechanicsville Volunteers , January 29

On Monday night, prior to our regular scheduled program, members present gathered to witness the contract signing for the replacement of our current Tanker.
The Apparatus Committee has been working over the last few months on specifications for the new rig and some of them are as follows:
Note: Drawing is conceptual at this point.

Kenworth T880 Chasis
Cummins X15 565EV Engine
Allison 4000EVS ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Week of Training for Future Firefighters!

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 28

Impressive week of training for our Probationary Members! They covered a wide array of skills, from understanding fire and smoke behavior to handline deployment, nozzle familiarization, water supply, ladders, search and rescue, CPAT training, and Squad Checkoffs.

Our current Probationary Members ages span from 14 to 52! Join Our Team and become our communities next generation Firefighter! Visit

Feel ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers , January 23


On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department requested authorization from St. Mary’s County Commissioners to hold public hearings and meetings to discuss a Fire Tax rate increase.

The Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the public hearing.

This increase would go from .046 to .056 per tax assessed $1000 property value.
This equates to an average ... (Full Story & Photos)

2024 Installation of Officers Awards Banquet

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, January 23

On Saturday, January 20, 2024, the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary held their annual Installation of Officers Banquet where they honored the members who passed away in 2023 (Barbara Montgomery, (Aux); Charlie Evans, Sr. (FD); Johnny Wood, Jr. (FD); Julia Bohle (FD); Franklin Hill (FD); Sonny Turner (FD); and Stanley Williams, Jr. (FD)), as well as recognized the accomplishments ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVFD membership at the 2024 Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet
MVFD membership at the 2024 Installation of Officers and Awards Banquet

Engine Company, Tanker, and Fire Chief go to Hollywood
Engine Company, Tanker, and Fire Chief go to Hollywood

Engine Company, Tanker, and Fire Chief go to Hollywood

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 13

On January 13, 2024, at 2246 hours, Engines 7, 1, 9, 13, Trucks 7, 13, Squad 3, and Tankers 1, 3, and 2 were alerted to 24251 Half Pone Point Road for a house fire.

Engine 23(filling in for Company 7), Tanker 2, and Chief 2 made the response.

Engine 23 arrived first, laid out from the driveway, deployed an attack line, and found fire coming from the chimney.

Engine 23 established the command ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad Extricates One in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 12

On Friday evening as rain began to fall in the area, Rescue Squad 2, Rescue Squad 1003, and surrounding EMS Companies were alerted to Three Notch Road and Mohawk Drive for an MVA with reported entrapment.

Rescue Squad 2, Engine 23, and Chief 2A made the response. Chief 1002 and Rescue Squad 2 arrived first finding 3 vehicles involved in a “t-bone” style collision, with one patient trapped.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 09

At 1808 hours on January 9th, 2024, Engine 2, Tanker 2, Tanker 1, and Truck 1 were alerted to 29720 Point Lookout Road for a Reduced Structure Fire for a smoking outlet.

Chief 2, Chief 2A, Chief 2B, Engine 23, Tanker 2, Tanker 24, and Rescue Squad 2 immediately went responding with 23 volunteers.

Units arrived to a 3 story single family home with nothing evident. After entry was made smoke began ... (Full Story & Photos)



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