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Did you know?
Every Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad Member is a volunteer.
The Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad responds to an average of 6 calls a day.
GET INVOLVED!!!!!!! We have a strong need for new members, with a special need for immediate assistance on our daytime crews. Individuals, aged 16 and older, who are interested in providing a vital, yet personally rewarding, volunteer service to the citizens of Leonardtown and the surrounding communities are strongly encouraged to consider participation in our organization. Training is FREE to all Members and College credits available for Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic classes. Also included is a tax incentive program and retirement plan.
Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad will always remember this Cinco De Mayo weekend, as this was the weekend that our very own Shirley Copado was installed as President of Southern Maryland Volunteer Fire Association (SMVFA). Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad was the hosting company of this year's events.
The LVRS membership came together for the past several months in preparation for this weekend- cleaning the building, washing/waxing the apparatus and lending a hand whereever needed.
On Friday May 3rd of members from Co19 started setting up for the weekend festivities. Th ...
On Friday April 19 2013 while the students of Leonardtown High School were preparing for the prom, Co19 (LVRS), Co 1 (LVFD) along with Trooper 7, and Sheriff Office came out for a demonstration. Three students from the Drama Department of LHS participated in this scenario style drill.
The drill scenario was dispatched as such:
MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident) involving 2 vehicles with 3 patients. Alerting CO 1, Co 19 and the sheriff's office. Trooper 7 was added to the call based upon information received. Command 1, Engine 11, Squad 1, Ambulance 196 responded.
On Sunday March 3, Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad (Ambulance 196/Utility 19) did a standby for the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department while they were doing several evolutions for training. Along with Co1 (LVFD) there were members from Co 5 and Co 6 participating in the house burn evolutions. Members under the command of Ch1 (T Mattingly), Ch1A (A. Bell) and Ch1B (J Scully) took turns rotating in and out of the house practicing their skills in various rooms of the house.
We’re happy to report that there were no injuries that required medical attention.
On Sunday, September 16th, Companys 2, 29, 19, 59, 79, and ALS were dispatched for a motor vehicle accident involving a head-on crash with a motorcycle in Helen on Chaptico Rd just in from Point Lookout Rd. A196, on standby at the time for Taste of St Marys in Leonardtown quickly responded along with A797, A598, Engine 21, Engine 22, and Chief 2. Chief 2 arrived on scene within minutes and advised that there was one priority 1 patient, and a second priority 2 patient, and requested helicopters for both patients. Ambulance 196 was first EMS unit to arrive on scene and found firefighters from Engine 21 and 22 at work attempting to stabilize b ... (Full Story)