VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Announced VA Beach EMS Volunteer 2018 Grant Recipients

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Did you know that the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach purchase their emergency equipment and supplies through public donations and grants? As strange as it may seem, in the largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the volunteer rescue squads provide 911 emergency medical and trauma care 24/7 and do not charge for their…

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A Look Back to Good Friday, April 6th, 2012 At The F/A18D Jet Fighter Crash Into The Mayfair Mews Senior Citizen Apartment Complex

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This is a snapshot look back  to “Good Friday” April 6th 2012 and the crash of a United States Navy F/A18D Jet Fighter into a senior citizen apartment complex. This article was submitted just a few days later by Bobby Hill, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Historian, to the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads…

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Support The Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad Easter Egg Hunt-March 25th

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The Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting an “Easter Egg Hunt-Meet the Easter Bunny” event at Rescue Station 5, located at 2461 Princess Anne Road, VA Beach, Va on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 from 11am to 2pm. Great food from Mission BBQ & Firehouse Subs along with raffles, arts & crafts to…

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Cape Henry Rotary Club Recognizes Susan Bauman-VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Paramedic

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Every year the Rotary Club at Cape Henry recognizes Virginia Beach Public Safety Career & Volunteers for outstanding service to the community. This morning, March 21st, 2018, the Cape Henry Rotary Club announced Susan Bauman, VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Life Member-Paramedic, as the recipient of the Cape Henry Rotary Club’s Volunteer Rescue Squad Member…

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New Virginia Beach Computer Aided Dispatch System Adds An Ambulance To Initial Structure Fire Assignment

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With the implementation of the new Virginia Beach Communications-Computer Aided Dispatch system, the VA Beach Department of EMS & VA Beach Fire Department decided to add an ambulance to the initial fire dispatch assignment to all structure fires in Virginia Beach. This change took place on February 27th, 2018. Previously, an ambulance was dispatched to structure fires…

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WTKR Channel 3 News Presented VA Beach EMS Marine Rescue Team Member Ben Dobrin With The “People Taking Action” Award

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The 2018 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Virginia was held recently at the Virginia Beach Ocean Front. This years event was held under a beautiful blue sky that masked the cold water & air temperatures facing the plungers, supporter and the First Responders. Every year water rescue specialist from across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond…

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