Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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2023 Incidents
Jan 56
Feb 64
Mar 88
Apr 79
May 67
Total 354

2023 Jobs
Fires 6
Extrications 3

Past Incidents
2022 1112
2021 900
2020 894
2019 873
2018 907
2017 872
2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
2008 754
Total 13106

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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.

Congratulations Class of 2023

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 01

The Officers and Members Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department would like to take a moment to congratulate three of our members on graduating from Chopticon High School today. We wish you all the best in your future career paths and look forward to seeing you continue to excel with our department and yourselves.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Occupied School Bus Accident in Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 30

At 1449 hours, Rescue Squad 2, Squad 1002, and numerous EMS Resources were alerted to Three Notch Road @ Flora Corner Road for an MVA involving an occupied school bus.

Rescue Squad 2, Engine 23, and Chief 2 responded with 10 volunteers at dispatch. Units arrived to find a pick-up truck vs. a school bus “t-bone style” collision.

Crews began assessing the scene and determining a total number of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle on Fire in Chaptico

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 29

On Monday, May 29, 2023, at 0805 hours, Engine 2 was alerted for the reported vehicle on fire in the area of Budds Creek Road and Mechanicsville Road in Chaptico.

Engine 23 responded with five volunteers and arrived on the scene to find a van on the shoulder of the roadway fully engulfed in flames.

An ambulance was later requested for the occupant of the van suffering smoke inhalation and burns. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Holmatro Rescue Tools officially placed in service on Rescue Squad 2
Holmatro Rescue Tools officially placed in service on Rescue Squad 2

Department Officially Places Holmatro Rescue Tools in Service

Deputy Chief Ryan Raley, May 16

In the Summer of 2021, the Department ran an incident where our current HURST Jaws of Life system failed to extricate a victim pinned in the vehicle he was operating after it was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Crews ultimately were able to extricate the victim after some unconventional methods were used to complete the extrication. During the incident, one hydraulic tool actually broke and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Afternoon Garage Fire in the 2-11 Box

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 04

At 1657 hours, Company 2 and surrounding companies were alerted to Baptist Church Road in the area of Stanton Way for a garage fire threatening a home. Engine 23 w/4, Tanker 2 w/2, Tanker 224(AFC Raley) w/4, and Rescue Squad 2(Lt. Senatore) w/4 and the Fire Chief all made the response at dispatch.

Engine 23 arrived first to find a 40 x 20 detached garage well involved, a car on fire outside the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers responded to this house fire in Avenue.
Mechanicsville Volunteers responded to this house fire in Avenue.

River Springs Road House Fire

Mechanicsville Volunteers, April 26

On Wednesday just before 1330 hours Engine 2 and Tanker 2 were alerted to Seventh Districts first due for the report of a house on fire.

Engine 52 and Chief 5 arrived to find a 2 story single family home, with fire showing from the attic. Engine 23 was the second arriving engine and deployed an attack line to Division 1 and assisted with extinguishment.

Tanker 2 arrived and assisted with water ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working House Fire with Double MAYDAY

Mechanicsville Volunteers, April 07

On Thursday evening, just prior to 2330 hours, Rescue Squad 2 was alerted to Goode Road and Prince Frederick Road for a House on Fire. Chief 829 was on the scene with fire showing from a single family home.

Engine 1002, Squad 1002, and Anne Arundel Tanker 9 all arrived to find a 2 story single family home with fire showing.

Squad 2 arrived next and the crew went to work assisting the first arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire off of Gershwin Road in Charlotte Hall
Working Fire off of Gershwin Road in Charlotte Hall

First Due House Fire

Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 17

At 2359 hours, Engine 2 and Engine 1002 were alerted to Gershwin Road for a Residential Fire Alarm. Immediately after dispatch Communications upgraded the assignment to a House Fire reporting the home owner called 911 advising he had smoke in their house.
Chief 2, Engine 23, and Tanker 2 were on the street immediately with 9 volunteers. Communications then advised they took a call from a neighbor ... (Full Story & Photos)

Personal Injury Collision Involving Command 2

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, March 01

On March 1st the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched for a personal injury collision on Golden Beach Road at Triangle Drive at 12:10pm.

While responding to this call, Command 2 was involved in a personal injury collision on Three Notch Road at New Market Turner Road. Squad 2 was just behind Command 2 when this occurred and notified the communications center of the incident at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Companies 7, 2, and 1 extricated one patient from this MVA on Three Notch Road @ North Sandgates Road.
Companies 7, 2, and 1 extricated one patient from this MVA on Three Notch Road @ North Sandgates Road.

Rescue Squad, Engine Company, Fire Chief, and Deputy Fire Chief Respond to Entrapment in Hollywood

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 16

At 1142 hours Rescue Squad 2 was transferred to Company 7 to cover the middle of the county as units were operating on an extended Hazmat incident in Company 9s area.

At 1205 hours, Company 7, Squad 2, Squad 1, Engine 2, and Engine 1 were alerted to Three Notch Road and North Sandgates Road for an MVA with reported entrapment and the car on fire.

Rescue Squad 2, Engine Tanker 24, Chief 2, and ... (Full Story & Photos)



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