Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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2020 Incidents
Jan 69
Feb 68
Mar 65
Apr 48
May 69
Jun 71
Jul 103
Aug 116
Sep 79
Oct 59
Nov 71
Dec 3
Total 821

2020 Jobs
Fires 7
Extrications 9

Past Incidents
2019 873
2018 907
2017 872
2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
2008 754
2007 848
Total 11048

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


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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.

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, November 28

On Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 0436 hours, Squad 2 responded to Woody’s Barber Shop located at 27185 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a structure.

Crews arrived on the scene to confirm a single-vehicle partially into the building.

No injuries were reported.

SMECO responded to the scene for a damaged utility pole.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Auxiliary Life Member and Chaplain Margaret "Peggy" Guy

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, November 04

It is with a heavy heart that Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary announces the passing of Margaret "Peggy" Guy. Peggy passed away on November 4, 2020, with her family by her side. Peggy joined the Auxiliary in May 1957 and became a Life Member after 25 years of service and has held the Office of Chaplain for a total of 41 years with the Auxiliary. Peggy was an active member up until ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 31

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank those who came out for our annual Boo Thru last evening. We received alot of thank you's and positive feedback on the event. We appreciate all the donations that we received as well. We apologize for the wait but we did continue to operate long after closing time so we could accommodate everyone from the motorhome right up to the last ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Brotherhood

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 12

The Mechanicsville Volunteers were honored to support the members of Horry County Fire Rescue Rescue 2 by providing them with a place to stay on the 12th while they were in town to pay their respects to the LODD Funeral of one of their members and Myrtle Beach PD officer.

We were honored to provide bedding for their 8 members and also provided them dinner at the fire station upon their arrival in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, October 06

After 55 years, the Mechanicsville Building Supply will be closing. They were the "go-to" place for a lot of folks including our fire department and will be greatly missed. The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank Mr. Sonny Hill for all the donations given to the department over the years, especially around carnival time. Mr. Hill's help and kindness allowed the department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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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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)

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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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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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