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Welcome to the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad Website. As a 100% volunteer organization, we serve the citizens of the St. Mary's County seat. Currently, we average 1800 calls per year with 4 ambulances, EMS Unit and Utility van.
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, vounteer service to the citizens of Leonardtown and the surrounding communities are strongly encouraged to consider participation in our organization. If you have a penchant for helping others, a passion for supporting your community, are interested in improving your personal skills and abilities, and can find some time in your busy day to help, please contact our Membership Chairman at Membership@lvrs.org for more information. Please note that training is provided at no cost and the emergency care/medical knowledge you gain can be used throughout your lifetime.
The Budweiser Clydesdales are in St Leonard! The Clydesdales will be participating in the Southern Maryland Fireman's Convention Parade on Sunday. They will be available for community viewing at the St Leonard Volunteer Fire Department this Wednesday and Thursday from 3-5 pm and this Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm. Also traveling with the Clydesdales is their sidekick Brewer the Dalmatian. Bring the family and your camera. Free hot dogs and sodas will be provided. SMVFA Parade will be held in Solomon's on Sunday April 27th starting at 1pm. Following the parade at the Solomon's Vol. Fire Departmen ... (Full Story)
This past Tuesday evening April 1, we not only celebrated a few birthday's but we also practiced our skills during a trauma drill. Our training committee came up with 4 different scenario stations.
The first one was an injured subject that fell from a skateboard with a broken femur. The second scenario was an injured subject with a dislocated knee. The next station was a pre-teen who burned herself in the kitchen. And the forth scenario was a tib-fib injury from a fall off of a ladder.
We had great turnout of members for this drill and I think that everyone was able to ref ...
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Charter and Life Member James Walter Neal. Walter passed peacefully from this life on Monday, February 5, surrounded by his loving family. Walter first served in the Third and Sixth Rescue Squad, which ran the areas of Hollywood and Leonardtown. When it was decided to split the two organizations in 1975, Walter became a Charter Member of the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, where he served faithfully for over 38 years. Added to his time in the Third and Sixth, he served St. Mary's County for for over 48 years! Walter ... (Full Story)
On Saturday January 18, 2014 members of the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue held our 38th annual Installation of Officers at the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall.
At this year's installation we inducted two of our members into Lifetime Membership Status. Congratulations to Chuck Adams and Joe Wilkinson for their accomplishments. Dinner was prepared by the wonderful staff at Rita was enjoyed by all. Ernie Bell was this years' Master of Ceremonies, Jackie Olsen installed our Executive Officers and Shirely Copado installed our Operational Officers as well as our Auxiliary Officers.
Today November 15th members from LVRS went out in front of McKay's in Leonardtown Center. We collected several non-perishable items and $158.00 in cash donations which we went into McKay's and purchased non-perishable food for the Helping Hands Soup Kitchen.
The crew not only was there to help out with Helping Hands of St. Mary's but also to reach out to the community as recruit and retention. Applications were handed out for membership.
If you're interested in becoming a member of Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad our application can be found on the main page of our websit ...