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 71
Jul 103
Aug 116
Sep 54
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 663

2020 Jobs
Fires 7
Extrications 9

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

Standard Operating Guidelines

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. strives for excellence in our daily operation.  We have carefully developed the following guidelines for our officers and members.  We believe that sharing our Standard Operating Guidelines on the Internet is very important.  This not only helps other organizations in the fire service, but it also allows us to gather new concepts and ideas.  Your feedback is very important.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact as at info@mvfd.com.

***NOTICE: THE SOG'S BELOW ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING UPDATED***

SOG: Title:
Pages:
Safety
1-01 Safety Policy Statement  Safety Policy Statement 1
1-02 Safety Offier Duties & Responsibilities  Safety Offier Duties & Responsibilities 3
1-03 Exposure  Exposure 17
1-04 Infection Control Measures  Infection Control Measures 1
1-05 Wearing of Protective Clothing  Wearing of Protective Clothing 1
1-06 Personal Protective Equipment Inspection  Personal Protective Equipment Inspection 1
1-07 Washing of Protective Clothing  Washing of Protective Clothing 2
1-08 Personnel Accountability System  Personnel Accountability System 3
1-09 Riding the Rear Step of Fire Apparatus  Riding the Rear Step of Fire Apparatus 1
1-10 In-Station Running to Apparatus  In-Station Running to Apparatus 1
1-11 The Use of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)  The Use of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) 1
1-12   The Use of Traffic Direction Devices 1
1-13  Use and Wearing of Traffic Safety Vest During Incidents 2
     
Operations & Response
2-01 St. Mary's County Automatic External Defibrillator  St. Mary's County Automatic External Defibrillator 4
2-02 St. Mary's EMS Automatic External Defibrillation Protocol  St. Mary's EMS Automatic External Defibrillation Protocol 7
2-03 Response to the Veterans Home  Response to the Veterans Home 1
2-04 Responding to Medical Assist Calls (Station 2)  Responding to Medical Assist Calls (Station 2) 1
2-04a Responding to Medical Assist Calls (Station 22)  Responding to Medical Assist Calls (Station 22) 1
2-05 Assigning of Turnout Gear  Assigning of Turnout Gear 2
2-06 Incident Management System  Incident Management System 17
2-07 Engine / Rescue Company Operations & Riding Assignments  Engine / Rescue Company Operations & Riding Assignments 9
2-08 Working Fires  Working Fires 1
2-09 Firefighters Responding to Emergency Calls in POVs  Firefighters Responding to Emergency Calls in POVs 2
2-10 Emergency Evacuations  Emergency Evacuations 2
2-11 Tanker Shuttle Operations  Tanker Shuttle Operations 1
2-12 Automobile Accidents  Automobile Accidents 5
2-13 Helicopter Landing Site Operations  Helicopter Landing Site Operations 1
2-14 Use of the Air Monitor  Use of the Air Monitor 1
2-15 Response to CO Monitor Calls  Response to CO Monitor Calls 2
2-16 Confined Space Rescue Responsibilites  Confined Space Rescue Responsibilites 2
2-17 Issuing of Motorola Minitor II Pagers  Issuing of Motorola Minitor II Pagers 2
2-18 Rapid Intervention Team (pending)  Rapid Intervention Team 3
2-19 Live Fire Training Evolutions in Structures  Live Fire Training Evolutions in Structures 7
2-20 Response to Potential Anthrax / Bio-terrorism Emergencies  Response to Potential Anthrax / Bio-terrorism Emergencies 7
2-21 Use of the Bullard Thermal Imaging Camera  Use of the Thermal Imaging Cameras 10
2-22 Response to Incidents Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction  Response to Incidents Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction 9
2-23 Members Riding at Other Departments  Members Riding at Other Departments 1
2-24 Post-Incident Critique  Post-Incident Critique 2
2-25 Respiratory Device Fit Testing  Respiratory Device Fit Testing 1
2-26 Respiratory Device Fit Testing  Firefighter Physicals 6
2-27 Respiratory Device Fit Testing Operation of the Mobile Burn Trailer (MBT)  5
2-28  Respiratory Device Fit Testing Incident/EMAIS Report Entry 3
2-29  Respiratory Device Fit Testing Raft 22 Operations Guidelines 6
     
Apparatus
3-01 Running Assignments for Apparatus (Station 2)  Running Assignments for Apparatus (Station 2) 2
3-01a Running Assignments for Apparatus (Station 22)  Running Assignments for Apparatus (Station 22) 2
3-02 Driving of Apparatus  Driving of Apparatus 2
3-03 Apparatus Response  Apparatus Response 1
3-04 Out of Station Maintenance  Out of Station Maintenance 1
3-05 Driver Training Program  Driver Training Program 5
3-06 Apparatus Positioning While Operating in or Near Moving Traffic (pending)  Apparatus Positioning While Operating in or Near Moving Traffic (pending) 9
3-07 Apparatus Positioning While Operating in or Near Moving Traffic (pending) Regeneration of Vehicle Exhaust on Engine-222 2
3-08 Apparatus Positioning While Operating in or Near Moving Traffic (pending) Raft 22 Operations  
     
General
4-01 Uniform Standards  Uniform/Turnout Gear Guideline 8
4-02 Communications (Verbiage)  Communications (Verbiage) 1
4-03 Official Titles and Designations  Official Titles and Designations 1
4-04 Order of Command  Order of Command 1
4-05 Answering Fire Alarms  Answering Fire Alarms 1
4-06 Staff Officer Assignments  Staff Officer Assignments 1
4-07 Services MVFD Will Not Render  Services MVFD Will Not Render 1
4-08 The Use of Drugs / Alcohol  The Use of Drugs / Alcohol 1
4-09 Disobeying a Direct Order  Disobeying a Direct Order 1
4-10 Student Release From School  Student Release From School 1
4-11 Fire Department Tours  Fire Department Tours 1
4-12 Rules for the Bunk and Recreation Rooms  Rules for the Bunk and Recreation Rooms 3
4-13 Familiarization of New Members to MVFD  Familiarization of New Members to MVFD 1
4-14 Discriminatory Workplace Harassment and Compliance Procedures  Discriminatory Workplace Harassment and Compliance Procedures 4
4-15 Cadet Guidelines  Cadet Guidelines 3
4-16 Computer Usage  Computer Usage 1
4-17 Station Clean-Up Policy  Station Clean-Up Policy 1
4-18 Parking of Personal Vehicles  Parking of Personal Vehicles 1
4-19 Donations Received  Donations Received 1
4-20 Smoking Policy  Smoking Policy 1
4-21 General Station Guidelines  General Station Guidelines 2
4-22   Assigning of Personnel to Stations 1
4-23   Duties of Operational Line Officers 4
4-24   Duties of Live-Ins at Station-22 1
4-25  See SOG 2-28 1
4-26  Physical Fitness 1
4-27  EMAIS Documentation 1
4-28  Annual Training Classes 1
4-29  Pets in Station 1
4-30     Use of Cell Phones 1
4-31    Awards Incentive Program 9
     
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