Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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2020 Incidents
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Apr 48
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Jul 103
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Oct 0
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Total 663

2020 Jobs
Fires 7
Extrications 9

Past Incidents
2019 873
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2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
2008 754
2007 848

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

Village 5k Run/Walk Sign Up

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.

No Caption Passing of Preston J. "Stink" Downs

Mechanicsville Volunteers, September 04

Preston J. “Stink” Downs

May 25, 1958 – September 3, 2020

Preston officially joined the department in 1974 even though he had been coming around the firehouse since he was 14. He was the chairman for the Children’s Christmas Party in 1978 making sure everything was ready for Santa’s arrival and all chance (raffle) books were sold. He was voted in as Fire Prevention Officer in 1981. Preston was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Company Handles Third Extrication of the Week

Mechanicsville Volunteers, September 04

On Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1536 hours, Rescue Squad 2, Squad 1002, and Surrounding EMS units were alerted to Point Lookout Road and Three Notch Road for the MVC, involving an RV into the woods with the operator trapped.

Chief 2 arrived first and confirmed the driver trapped and established command. Rescue Squad 2 arrived moments later and went to work to free the operator. Rescue Engine 22 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue Squad Extricates Another in Charles County

Mechanicsville Volunteers, September 02

On Wednesday, at 0949 hours, Rescue Squad 2 was alerted to respond to 8245 Keech Road in Charles County for the Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment.

Rescue Squad 2 made the response momentarily after dispatch. Chief 1015 and Engine 1015 arrived and confirmed a pick up truck on its side with the driver trapped.

Squad 1002 and Rescue Squad 2 arrived and worked on stabilization and extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Squad and Fire Chief go to Sandgates

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 31

On Monday, August 31, 2020, at 1547 hours, Utility 7 came across the radio advising they were on the scene of an MVC in front of Fowler Industrial Park, with one patient trapped and the vehicle on fire.

St. Mary’s Communications alerted Company 7, Squad 7, Squad 2, and surrounding EMS Companies. Rescue Squad 2 w/6 personnel and Chief 2 made the response immediately.

Utility 7 requested a helo ... (Full Story & Photos)

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St. Mary's County Government, August 19

The St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services has launched the Text-to-911 emergency notification system. Available statewide, this service provides an additional way for residents to reach emergency services.

Text-to-911 messaging may be used by those who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have a speech disability. Additionally, the service can be used by people who may be in situations where ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rural Water Supply Training

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 17

On Monday, August 17, 2020, the Mechanicsville Firefighters went to one of our normal drafting sites to practice Rural Water Supply Operations. Our Operators put their skills to test by obtaining a draft from a single intake without using the primer. Once all Operators performed this task, drill shifted by maximizing Engine 23's 1250 GPM pump. Operators utilized 3 intakes, and obtained a rate of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 04

On August 4th, Tropical Storm Isaias moved through the area sending Mechanicville Firefighters on 43 calls in 24 hours. Engine 23, Squad 2, Rescue Engine 22, Brush 2, Command 2, Car 2, MSU 22, Utility 2, & UTV 2 handled all calls simultaneously.

As a whole, St. Mary's County Volunteer Fire & EMS handled a total of 134 calls throughout the day.

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Firefighters Attend Large Scale Water Supply Drill

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 02

This weekend Training Captain Burroughs, Firefighter Ianiero, and 2 Members from La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. traveled to Charlottesville Virginia for a large scale Water Supply Drill.

This drill was a two day class that focused on rural water supply and maximizing hydrant operations in many different forms. This is vital to our department and all information covered in class will be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Joey Owens joined Mechanicsville VFD in October 2004
Joey Owens joined Mechanicsville VFD in October 2004

NDSS 2020 Virtual NYC Buddy Walk

Mechanicsville Volunteers, July 30

Exciting news! Our Member and good friend Joey Owens' photo has been selected to be a part of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) 2020 Times Square Video to kickoff the Virtual NYC Buddy Walk! The photo will be featured on two adjacent Clear Channel Jumbotron screens and live-streamed online alongside more than 500 other individuals with Down syndrome on September 12, 2020, starting at 9:30 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You PJ Forrest Towing

Mechanicsville Volunteers, July 21

The Firefighters of Mechanicsville would like to thank PJ Forrest and his guys with PJ Forrest Towing for their continued support with our training on Motor Vehicle Extrication. PJ has been a very big help this year and it has allowed our guys to continue to perfect their skills.... (Full Story & Photos)

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