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MVFD Newsletter

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No Caption Monday Night Drill Reviews Meters and SCBA

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 17

On Monday at 1900 hours, crews reviewed our meter inventory to include our new PID sensor. This will allow us to detect the presence of over 100 volatile organic compounds.

Following the review, there was a refresher on SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) components, our RIT pack, and SCBA emergency procedures. Members then completed a confidence drill. SCBA were disassembled and set up to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Cadets from Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s County attended SkillsUSA

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 08

On Saturday, February 8th, high school firefighter cadets from Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s County attended SkillsUSA at the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department. SkillsUSA contest evaluates the contestants preparation for fire fighting careers through hands on skill demonstrations and both written and oral presentations. The students must submit a resume, take a written test, answer questions ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Drill -  35' Ladder Raise
Monday Night Drill - 35' Ladder Raise

Monday Night Drill - 35' Ladder Raise

Mechanicsville Volunteers, February 03

Last night members came together for our weekly drill. With the new Engine 24 being in service the Officers decided to take the opportunity to take some time to review performing a 35' ladder raise to the third story window of the Training Tower. The 35' ladder is the tallest ladder the department carries and is only carried on Engine 24. Members were able to refamiliarize themselves with the apparatus ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire off Thompson Corner Road

Captain Ryan Raley, January 22

At 1330 hours, Engine 2 and Rescue 2 were alerted with surrounding companies to 27200 Thompson Corner Road for the reported house fire. Engine 24(Sgt. Senatore) and Rescue 2(Lt. Barnes) went enroute with 8 at dispatch. St. Marys advised one call reporting heavy smoke coming from a home. Supplemental information advised numerous calls were coming in all advising the house was on fire.

Engine 24 and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 24 operating first due, at its first fire, on Thompson’s Corner Road.
Engine 24 operating first due, at its first fire, on Thompson’s Corner Road.

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Cakes provided by Rita B.
Cakes provided by Rita B.

86th Annual Installation of Awards Banquet for MVFD

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, January 21

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary held their Annual Installation of Officers Banquet on Saturday, January 18, 2020. President John S. Montgomery started off the evening with the pledge of allegiance and introduced the Master of Ceremony Dan Raley. Dinner was catered by Rita B.

Auxiliary President Cindy Turner presented the Auxiliary members with their years of service ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Flowers Donated to Veterans Home

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, January 19

Sunday morning after cleaning up the social hall, President Montgomery and Assistant Secretary Montgomery took the flower arrangements from our banquet to the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. They were too pretty to throw away and we decided the residents would enjoy them. The Veterans Home were very thankful for the donation and assisted us in placing the flowers on the tables in their dining room.... (Full Story & Photos)

Flowers Donated to Veterans Home
Flowers Donated to Veterans Home

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Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville with Minor Injuries
Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville with Minor Injuries

Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville with Minor Injuries

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 10

On Friday, January 10, 2020, at 2244 hours. Chief 2B, Squad 2, and Rescue Engine 22 responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Bellevue Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned and one person trapped.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on its side with the single occupant out of the vehicle.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Runaway Horse and Buggy Struck on Mechanicsville Road

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 09

On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 1828 hours, Squad 2 and Rescue Engine 22 responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road and Cox Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a horse and buggy.

Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle, and an unoccupied buggy in the roadway.

It was determined that the runaway horse and buggy was unoccupied when it entered the roadway ... (Full Story & Photos)

Runaway Horse and Buggy Struck on Mechanicsville Road
Runaway Horse and Buggy Struck on Mechanicsville Road

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Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville
Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville

Minor Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 08

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 0744 hours Squad 2 and Rescue Engine 22 responded to the area of New Market Turner Road and Greenhead Drive in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one person trapped.

Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with one vehicle overturned with one patient trapped.

Firefighters extricated one patient in under ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MVFD 2019 'Year in Review'

Mechanicsville Volunteers, January 01

2019 was another great year for YOUR Mechanicsville Volunteers! Our combined membership of Operations, Administrative, and Auxiliary personnel worked well together as always to respond on calls, interact with and educate the community and complete a variety of projects!

Here are some fast facts for 2019 as well as a summary of things that happened during the year!

We were alerted for 353 Rescue/EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

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