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

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Fires 15
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Past Incidents
2018 907
2017 872
2016 931
2015 884
2014 797
2013 830
2012 862
2011 874
2010 843
2009 773
2008 754
2007 848

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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)

New Engine-Tanker in Production at Pierce

Mechanicsville Volunteers, September 13

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)


House Fire in Afternoon Storm
House Fire in Afternoon Storm

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)

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)

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

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)

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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National Night Out 2019
National Night Out 2019

National Night Out 2019

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 06

National Night Out was a great success this year with Engine 21, Engine 23, and Rescue Squad 2 attending 3 locations.

Crews had such a great time at Country Lakes, Golden Beach, and Persimmon Hills. We were able to show off our apparatus, recruit new members, and answer questions from both kids and adults alike.

We look forward to next years event and seeing the community come together!... (Full Story & Photos)

Tractor-Trailer Overturns in Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Volunteers, August 05

At 0655 hours, Squad 2 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer at the intersection of Budds Creek Road and Thompson Corner Road.

Crews arrived on scene to find a single tractor-trailer overturned on the shoulder of the roadway, with the single occupant/operator out of the vehicle.

The single patient was transported by ambulance to Prince George's Hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Theresa R. Palmer
Theresa R. Palmer

Our very own Theresa R. Palmer sworn in as Assistant Chaplain for St. Mary's County

Mechanicsville Volunteers, July 29

On Monday July 29, 2019, at the meeting of the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association. Our very own Theresa R. Palmer (Fire Prevention Officer for MVFD) was sworn in for the fifth year as the Assistant Chaplain for St. Mary's County.
... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Run Vehicle Fire in Wicomico Shores

Mechanicsville Volunteers, July 21

At 1938 hours, Engine 23 responded to Aviation Yacht Club Road and Sandy Court in Wicomico Shores for the reported vehicle on fire.

Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway fully engulfed in fire, with all occupants safely out of the vehicle.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the incident as the vehicle was in motion at the time the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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