Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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2021 Incidents
Jan 83
Feb 80
Mar 79
Apr 71
May 70
Total 383

2021 Jobs
Fires 12
Cuts 3

Past Incidents
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
2007 848
Total 11942

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.                      

Crews Respond to Reported House Fire

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 29

At 0135 hours, on Saturday May 29th, crews were alerted to the Shamrock Glen Estates subdivision for a reported house fire. Chief 2B arrived to find light smoke showing from the residence. Engine 21 arrived and deployed the bumper line to through the front door. Once inside Engine 21 located a working fire in the kitchen.

The fire was knocked down and Engine 21 and Truck 1 opened up and completed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 24

On Monday, May 24th, 2021, crews went to a local pond and worked on drafting and maximizing flow. During this drill Engine 24 drafted using all three intakes simultaneously and flowed 2 “Wagon Pipes.” Engine 24 obtained a 2200 gallon per minute flow during the drill.
A special note is the use of a low-level strainer intertwined in the ladder to prevent it from bottoming out in the pond.

Our members ... (Full Story & Photos)

Girl Scouts Serve Breakfast

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, May 22

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, Girl Scout Troop 5679 cooked and served breakfast to the Mechanicsville Vol. Fire Department members as a thank you for using the social hall for their meetings and activities. It was very delicious and the girls were very professional and accommodating. Thank you Girl Scout Troop 5679 and also moms and dads. It was greatly appreciated.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Squad 2 and Tanker 2 responded to this working fire in Brandywine.
Rescue Squad 2 and Tanker 2 responded to this working fire in Brandywine.

Brandywine Afternoon House Fire

Mechanicsville Volunteers, April 27

On Tuesday April 27th, at 1537 hours Rescue Squad 2 was alerted to Covington Road in “Dog Patch” for a Barn Fire.

While Rescue Squad 2 was enroute, an obvious “header” was noted and Chief 1002 requested the Working Fire Upgrade and a Tanker Taskforce. This alerted Tanker 2 to the run also.

First arriving units found a barn well involved and collapsed on the ground, 2 trailers on fire, and fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA Serious on Budds Creek Road in Chaptico

Mechanicsville Volunteers, April 03

On Friday, April 2, 2021, at 2258 hours, Fire and EMS responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Deep Falls Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle “cut in half”.

Chief 2B arrived on the scene to find a vehicle off the roadway that had struck a tree with the vehicle cut in half and the single occupant trapped.


22:58:45*MVA SERIOUS*25050 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 29

On March 29th, 2021 at 1900 hours your Mechanicsville Volunteers conducted a drill at an acquired structure we have in the first due. Crews were tasked with a “run-in” which is to operate as the first due engine and special service at a structure fire. During the “run-in” the Engine Company became trapped and had to call a mayday. The Rapid Intervention Team was then required to make entry and rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Another Day the Volunteers of Mechanicsville are out Drilling.

Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 21

Another Sunday, another day the dedicated Volunteers of Mechanicsville are out drilling.

This morning following an early AM MVA with injuries, members went out back to the “training pad” to continue working with members on their Rescue Squad Check-Off books.

Crews worked for about two hours on vehicle stabilization, using various pieces of equipment, and then finished off the exercise with completing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 15

On Monday, March 15th, just prior to 1130 hours, Company 2 and surrounding companies were alerted to Forrest Hall Drive for a garage fire.

Engine 23, Engine 24, Tanker 2, Tanker 224, Rescue Squad 2, Chief 2, and Chief 2B made the response. Chief 2 and Engine 24 arrived to find an attached “lean-to” with fire showing from it.

Engine 24 deployed an attack line and knocked down all visible fire. Mechanicsville ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Members Review Vehicle Stabilization Techniques

Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 14

On Sunday, March 14th, members staffing the station met with several newer members working to complete their Rescue Company Books. Crews worked on numerous vehicle stabilization techniques.

Join our Team @
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Mechanicsville Volunteers, March 10

It was a beautiful day to review Humat Valve Operations! MVFD utilizes the Humat Valve for both Hydrant and Rural Water Supply Operations. Message us today for more information about joining our team at or visit
... (Full Story & Photos)



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