Our Captain, Hailey Rogers, has been named as a local Community Hero. We are extremely proud of her, though her dedication to Washington County is something we have seen for decades. Congratulations, Hailey and thank you for your selfless service and devotion.
With the sudden downpours to which we’re prone at this time of year, and in preparation for storms in the next few months, this is a great time to get educated and prepare for, if a flood disaster should strike. Check out the links below FloodSmart Community Resources Red Cross Disaster Safety Checklist How to
Today at 1405 Washington County Life Saving Crew was dispatched to a utility truck that advised they flipped over at the intersection of Stanley St & Walden Rd. Ambulance 54 and Rescue 51 responded and arrived on the scene to find a single box truck on its side with the driver out of the vehicle.
2020 was a difficult year for everyone, especially frontline workers. It seemed like we leaned on each other for support more this year than almost any other. Our family here at Washington County Life Saving Crew was tight knit and masked up this year as we remained available 24/7, 365. We are thankful for our
Washington County Life Saving Crew was dispatched at 0847 today to a motor vehicle accident on I-81. Upon arrival, crews found one truck turned over on it’s side, despite the condition of the truck 1 patient refused medical treatment. Patient conditions are unknown at this time. Photos provided by EMT-I Courtney Bentley
After a long week in the ER, WCLSC Day Shift duty crew on Saturday, March 16, 2019, showed our appreciation to our nurses at JMH ER with Dunkin’ Donuts and sweet tea. We appreciate all of JMH ER staff for their hard work for our community. Support one another, our professions can be tough sometimes.
On February 22 at 22:45, Washington County Life Saving Crew was dispatched to assist Abingdon Fire Department with a basement fire. Unit 54 responded and provided medical support while AFD extinguished the fire. Thankfully all of the occupants were out of the building, and the fire was quickly extinguished saving the home from any major
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Washington County Life Saving Crew was honored to be able to show our respect to Trooper Lucas Dowell as he was brought home yesterday. A young hero, gone way too soon. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with his family, friends and his LEO brothers and sisters.
The Washington County Life Saving Crew swift water rescue team and other personnel spent time searching the river for a missing person today. This is the second time the team has been called out to assist Washington County Sheriff’s Office with this search. We are thankful for our members that are trained to help in
Football season is here and we are so excited to be standing by for the Falcons! Nothing better than Friday Night Lights!Congratulations on the impressive win tonight over Gate City. 45-13
WCLSC was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on I-81 at approximately 1445 today. Upon arrival found one patient trapped in the vehicle. Extrication was performed and patient was safely removed. Patient was transported by Med Flight II to the hospital. Additional assistance was provided by Abingdon Fire Department, Abingdon Police Department, Virginia State Police
Thursday, 05 July 2018 by Trey Boothe
Congratulations to Adam Lane for winning the 2018 Regional award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior. The award was presented Saturday at the Southwest Virginia EMS Council picnic. With this, he will receive a scholarship and continue on to the State Awards later in the year.
For the public and current members of Washington County Life Saving Crew who never had the privilege of meeting Justin “Scooter” Yurong, I will try to put into words the impossible task of explaining what a truly amazing man Justin was. I met Justin when he joined WCLSC as a probationary member on November 3rd