Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, March 09
On April 23, 2017 the Volunteer Fire Departments and Rescue Squads in St. Mary's County will be hosting an open house in all the stations in hopes that you the public will stop by and talk to the volunteers that staff these stations. There are many things that they would like to talk about in the hope that you might be interested in joining up and share in the brotherhood.
During the middle of the morning Ambulance 67 called in a motor vehicle accident. Companies 6 & 3 were alerted for the call. Rescue 3 was added due to Squad 6 being Out of Service.
Rescue 3 responded quickly after dispatch. While en route Ambulance 67 reported 1 occupant was trapped. Squad 1 was added then added to the call. Rescue 3 arrived finding a 2 vehicle head on style accident. The crew went ... (Full Story & Photos)
As the morning rush hour was starting Companies 3 & 4 were alerted for an MVA serious.
Chief 3 and Rescue 3 responded quickly, followed by Squad 4 a short time later. Chief 3 arrived first reporting a 2 vehicle accident with one in a field. The vehicle in the fields occupant was out on arrival but the cars were trapped inside. Rescue 3 arrived and quickly went to work removing the windows, doors, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 1035 am Station 3 was alerted for man power at the AMC movie Theater. Engine 32 was able to respond quickly after dispatch. The ambulance on scene advised that they had 2 patients in a narrow stairway and needed help getting them out.
As Engine 32 arrived on scene, Chief 3A arrived as well. As the crew made entry into the stairway it was discovered that a new section of ceiling had collapsed ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just before 2200 hours, Stations 9, 3 and surrounding departments were alerted to 22143 Snapdragon Court for the reported house on fire with one occupant trapped. Engine 91 (Chief 3B Ticson) was first arriving finding a 2 story single family wood-frame structure with smoke coming from the second floor. Engine 91 deployed their 250' 1.75" attack line and split their crew to start a primary search and ... (Full Story)
Public Information Officer Douglas Medley, January 30
At 1358 hours the Emergency Operations Center started dropping tones for a reported working house fire at 22442 MacAuther Boulevard. Units marked up soon after dispatch and Lieutenant 3 J. Sewell was in the area and went on the scene with fire showing on side A. Engine 32 (The Park) was first arriving followed by Engine 132 ( Navy Fire) then Engine 91 (California) and the rest of the assignment ... (Full Story & Photos)
Around 2021 hours Co 3 was alerted for the MVA Serious at Three Notch Road at Mattapany Road in the 4-02 Box (Ridge VFD's first due area).
Chief 3 & Squad 3 marked up soon after dispatch. Chief 3 arrived first finding a 2 vehicle accident head on style. Chief 3 corrected the location of the accident to the 3-09 box south of Popular Ridge Road. A second crew was standing by at Company 3 and quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)
On 01/21 at 23:23 Hours. St Marys County Communications alerted companies to the intersection of Three Notch Rd & Mattapany Rd for the Motor Vehicle Accident with reports of subjects trapped. Squad 3 (Capt. Martin) responded moments after dispatch.
Squad 3 was first to arrive on the scene finding two vehicles off the roadway and confirmed a subject was trapped in both vehicles. Squad 3 split into ... (Full Story & Photos)