Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc.
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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MVFD Newsletter

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

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Mechanicsville Volunteers Mourn the Loss of Past Vice President Bernard “Bernie” Clyde Raley, Sr

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 17

Bernard “Bernie” Clyde Raley, Sr. of Mechanicsvillle, Maryland passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday, October 12, 2019 after a battle with cancer that he fought ever so quietly and with great courage.

Born August 3, 1955, he was the son of the late John Barker (Jack) Raley and Mary Bernadine Raley. He is survived by his children, Bernard Clyde Raley, Jr. and Jaime Lennox ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bernard “Bernie” Clyde Raley, Sr.
Bernard “Bernie” Clyde Raley, Sr.

1st Annual SMVFA Antique Fire Apparatus Muster
1st Annual SMVFA Antique Fire Apparatus Muster

1st Annual SMVFA Antique Fire Apparatus Muster

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 13

On October 13th, Life Member Paul Colonna attended the first annual SMVFA Antique Fire Apparatus Muster with his retired and personally owned Engine 22.

Engine 22 is a 1976 Oren with a 1250 GPM pump, 600 Gallon Water Tank. This unit carried a full complement of Hydraulic rescue tools and served as the departments primary rescue piece until 1999. It was moved to Station 22 in 2001 where it served ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rollover in Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 01

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 0759 hours Company 2 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Squad 2 and Command 2 made the response.

Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway overturned in a field, with the single occupant out of the vehicle.

The single occupant was transported to UM Charles Regional Medical Center with minor ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rollover in Mechanicsville
Rollover in Mechanicsville

Another satisfied customer!
Another satisfied customer!

Pizza Fundraiser a Success

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Karen Montgomery, September 27

The MVFD Auxiliary would like to thank those who came out to support our first Pizza fundraiser. This was a preorder event. We also love to receive feedback from our customers. So, we thought we would share a picture we received from very satisfied customer. ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Engine-Tanker in Production at Pierce

Mechanicsville Volunteers, September 27

1/29/2019: Over the last 3 months, the Apparatus committee has been hard at work laying out a specification list for a new Engine Tanker. The committee worked diligently to design a piece of equipment that could operate as both an engine and a tanker as the unit will run as both regularly.

A couple of the key design points are listed below:

• Enforcer 60” cab and chassis with 10” raised roof and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Committee members will be conducting the final inspection of Engine Tanker 2  starting on October 4th.
9/27/19 Committee members will be conducting the final inspection of Engine Tanker 2 starting on October 4th.

Maryland State Fire Marshal Issues Open Burn Safety Notice
Maryland State Fire Marshal Issues Open Burn Safety Notice

Maryland State Fire Marshal Issues Open Burn Safety Notice

Maryland State Fire Marshal, September 18

STATEWIDE, September 18, 2019 - The Office of the State Fire Marshal has seen numerous burn injuries as a result of open air burning this month. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to remind residents about the necessary steps to reduce their risk of injury while conducting an open air burn.

"Burning a large pile of brush is not the same as having a small campfire," said State Fire Marshal ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in Afternoon Storm

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 20

At 1709 hours as storms were rolling thru the North End, Company 2 and surrounding departments were dispatched for a house fire at 36975 Dixie Lyon Rd, the caller reported smoke from an upstairs window. Engine 23 responded immediately, clearing a fire alarm at White Marsh Elementary, Tanker 24 responded immediately from Station 2 as well.

As there are no hydrants in this area Tanker 24 called out ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in Afternoon Storm
House Fire in Afternoon Storm

No Caption Mechanicsville's Next Generation Firefighters

Mechanicsville Volunteer, August 08

The Mechanicsville Volunteers are proud to announce that 5 of our rookie firefighters have made huge steps in the last couple of weeks. FF's Adam Giffin, Darryl Black, Austin Sholly, and Mike Johnson have been turned over to ride Engines 21 and 23 as certified staffing on the apparatus. FF John Weber has completed all of his rookie training and will now be able to begin working on his Rescue Squad ... (Full Story & Photos)

SCBA Comfort and Air Conservation Drill

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 07

On Wednesday several members, including rookies participated in an air management drill. The drill first consisted of a game of dodge ball while utilizing SCBA. Once the members low air alarm (vibralert) was activated, which occurs around 1100 psi, they were expected to perform an emergency 24' extension ladder raise as well as running the stairs of the training tower until their vibralert stopped. ... (Full Story & Photos)

SCBA Comfort and Air Conservation Drill
SCBA Comfort and Air Conservation Drill

No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Car Underneath Truck

Mechanicsville Volunteer, August 07

On Tuesday, August 6, at 1742 hours, Rescue Squad 2 and Engine 23 with 10 personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Traveled Lane in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in a T-bone style collision with one vehicle underneath the second vehicle.

One patient was transported to St. Mary's Hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)



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