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 21
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 340

2020 Jobs
Fires 6
Extrications 3

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

MVFD Newsletter

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

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New Command 2 Officially Placed In Service

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 25

On Thursday, June 25, at 1200 hours, Mechanicsville VFD placed into service a 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe Special Service Vehicle (SSV). The unit replaces a 2007 Ford Expedition and will serve as an incident command unit.

Vehicle features include:
• 5.3L V8 engine (355 hp/383 lb.-ft. of torque)
• 4-wheel drive
• Aluminum wheels
•Outside heated mirrors
• 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
• 6-speed automatic transmission ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Firefighters Review Safety Features Found on Racing Vehicles

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 15

On Monday during our weekly drill, several of our members gathered for a safety demo of the features we may find on various racing vehicles at our area tracks.

Two racing go karts were on display for the members so they could get hands on experience unlatching a regular latch and a cam lock latch, steering wheel removal, and body construction. The members also reviewed and discussed other safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighters Respond to Charlotte Hall Metal & Scrap

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 11

On Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 1440 hours, firefighters from Mechanicsville and Charles County responded to the Charlotte Hall Metal and Scrap on Carpenter Lane in Charlotte Hall, for the reported Outside Fire.

The 911 caller was a passerby who reported they could see smoke and fire coming from the scrapyard.

Crews arrived on the scene to find four vehicles well involved. Brush 2, Brush 1002, Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 11

The Firefighters of Mechanicsville would like to thank Chubb North America for their generous donation of $500 in Gift Certificates to Bert's 50's Diner! Bert's Ice Cream Window & Curbside Carry Out are currently open for orders! Visit them today!

As part of Chubb's pandemic relief efforts, Chubb is purchasing $1 million in gift cards from their small business clients around the country and donating ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 21 Detailing Project

Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 10

On June 1st the membership took on the project of detailing Engine 21, a 1989 Pierce Lance, 1250GPM 750GWT pumper. Engine 21 has responded on incidents for the past 31 years, and first due from 1989 to 2003. Since 2016, Engine 21 responds first out for 2-3 months out of the year.

The Volunteers spent over 70+ man hours working one Engine 21 in 5 days. The unit was cleaned top to bottom, to include ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, June 04

From the Maryland Driver’s Manual - Motorcycles are vehicles with the same rights and privileges as any vehicle on the roadway. But in crashes, a motorcyclist is six times more likely to be hurt than a car driver. Motorcycles are smaller than cars and trucks, and it can be harder to judge the speed and distance of an oncoming motorcycle.

Yield right of way to an oncoming motorcycle when turning left. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Transported to Trauma Center After Crashing at 154 MPH

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 31

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, at 1120 hours, Fire and Rescue Personnel responded to the Maryland International Raceway located at 27861 Budds Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motorcycle crash with injuries.

Crews on the scene reported a motorcyclist crashed on the drag strip and came off the motorcycle at 154 miles per hour. The rider was conscious, alert, and breathing.

Maryland State ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 30

On Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 1356 hours, Chief 2A, Squad 2, & Rescue Engine 22 responded to the area of the PNC Bank on Three Notch Road and Oak Station Drive in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving four motorcycles and one sedan.

Crews arrived on the scene to find three motorcyclists and a Ford sedan in the roadway involved in a t-bone style collision.

Two motorcyclists ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Motorhome in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 30

On Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 1217 hours, units were dispatched to the area of Three Notch Road and Mt Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one subject trapped and one unconscious.

Crews from Mechanicsville and Charles arrived on the scene within minutes of dispatch and found a Motorhome vs Mazda SUV in the roadway.

Firefighters reported no entrapment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Thank You to Bob Green Siding and Cord's Cabinetry!

Mechanicsville Volunteers, May 25

Thank you to Linda & Bob Green from Bob Green Siding and Mark and Carrie Cord from Cord's Cabinetry Inc. for Monday night's generous donation of Bailey's Catering!... (Full Story & Photos)

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