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

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One Transported after Car Strikes Residence
One Transported after Car Strikes Residence

One Transported after Car Strikes Residence

Mechanicsville Volunteers, November 12

At 22:55 hours Squads 2 and 7, EMS 29 and 79, and ALS were dispatched to the 27000 block of Three Notch Rd in Oakville for the motor vehicle accident with report of a vehicle into a structure and one person trapped.

Car 2 and Squad 2 responded with Car 2 arriving first and reporting no one trapped, the assignment was held with Company 2 and Ambulance 298.

The driver was transported to Saint Marys ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers Hold Drill at the MSP Trooper 7 Aviation Hanger

Mechanicsville Volunteers, November 04

At 1900 hours, 26 of our Members attended our weekly Monday Drill at the MSP Trooper 7 Aviation Hanger located in St. Mary's County Airport. The crew from Trooper 7 explained proper techniques on loading patients as well as the many different capabilities of the aircraft.

Members became more familiar with the aircraft itself where as on an incident scene, we would not be able to learn about certain ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mechanicsville Volunteers Hold Drill at the MSP Trooper 7 Aviation Hanger
Mechanicsville Volunteers Hold Drill at the MSP Trooper 7 Aviation Hanger

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Large Vehicle Fire in Charlotte Hall
Large Vehicle Fire in Charlotte Hall

Crews Respond to Trailers on Fire in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Volunteers, November 03

At 0549 hours, Brush 2 responded to the rear of the Burger King in Charlotte Hall, for the reported outside fire.

Brush 2 arrived on scene to find two semi trailers well off, the assignment was upgraded to a Commercial Vehicle
Fire and additional units were added.

A Gradall was requested from County Highway to assist with the removal of straw from the trailers.

The Fire Marshall was requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Engine-Tanker 24 Delivered!

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 28

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)

New Engine-Tanker 24
New Engine-Tanker 24

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No Caption Tree Down into a Structure with One Trapped

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 26

At 1951 hours, Squad 2 responded to the 39000 Block of New Market Turner Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported tree onto a house with one subject trapped.

Crews from Mechanicsville and Charles County arrived on the scene to find a large tree onto a one-story residence, with one occupant trapped in the residence.

One patient was transported to an area hospital for a checkup.

SMECO was requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Probationary Member Training

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 23

On Wednesday at 1900 hours, our Probationary Members practiced advancing a charged hose line up a ground ladder. This is utilized when crews need to get to the second floor (or higher) of a structure, but don’t have access from inside the structure for a variety of reasons.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Single Vehicle Rollover Reported Serous
Single Vehicle Rollover Reported Serous

Single Vehicle Rollover Reported Serous

Mechanicsville Volunteers, October 19

At 1252 hours, Chief 2, Squad 2, and Rescue Engine 22 responded to the area of All Faith Church Road and New Market Turner Road, for the Motor Vehicle Accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned, and one possibly trapped.

Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on its side in a field, with the single occupant trapped, but not injured.

Firefighters assisted the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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.

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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)

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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

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