On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at approximately 4:10 p.m., firefighters from NDW Webster Field, Ridge, Bay District and surrounding departments responded to the Ridge Elementary School located at 49430 Airedele Road in Ridge, for the report of smoke coming from a commercial building. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 40 x 60 trailer located to the rear of the Ridge Elementary School with smoke showing. Firefighters immediately made an interior attack and found extensions into the walls and ceiling of the structure. The fire was extinguished in under 20 minutes. Crews operated on the scene for approximately one hour. The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating the fire. All photos courtesy of the Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, please share, and like their NEW Facebook pages for daily updates of events and fundraising for their Volunteer Department, they are seeking new members!
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