Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad

2014 Call Stats
Jan 199
Feb 221
Mar 237
Apr 204
May 233
June 217
July 239
Aug 230
Sep 231
Oct 285
Nov 239
Dec 0
Total 2535

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Welcome to the Official Website of the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad!

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Mailing address for donations:
Charles County VRS
PO Box 40
La Plata, MD 20646

2017 CPR Class Dates Announced

January 01

Our class is held every second Saturday of the month. Classes are located at the squad at 2 Calvert Street in La Plata. We are located behind the old La Plata firehouse (new Board of Elections) off of Charles Street at the blinking emergency traffic light.

Classes start PROMPTLY at 8:30 AM, and run until about 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. If there is anyone wishing to take the first aid class, the class ... (Full Story)

Second Annual Craft and Vendor Fair

Lieutenant Robert Ansell, November 18

Second Annual Craft and Vendor Fair
Held on Small Business Saturday - Support Small Business and get some holiday shopping done!!

**There is limited availability for vendors, please message our facebook page with questions**... (Full Story & Photos)

Southern Star Pl Working Fire

EMT Kelly Raff, June 13

On June 12th, units from the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to a working house fire in La Plata. Ambulance 517 responded with EMT Bobby Simpson (Driver) and EMT Kelly Raff (OIC). EMS Duty 51 also responded (Sgt. Ansell). EMS 51 units assisted with firefighter rehabilitation and management of the medical branch.

This fire brought over 100 firefighters to the scene. Units from La Plata, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Joe Corbi Fundraiser

Chief's Aide Ashley Martin-Gregory, April 13

The Joe Corbi Fundraiser is underway, the order forms are located in the new building on the CCVRS Trunk that is located in the hallway in a brown box. Please stop by and pick-up a form. Take you work, or to your family members. Please help support the squad and lets sell some pizzas and other goodies.

Remember, all the money that is raised during our fundraisers go toward ... (Full Story)

Christmas Craft/Vendor Bazaar

November 29

On Saturday, December 12th, the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad will be holding a Christmas Craft/Vendor Bazaar from 9 AM to 2 PM. Come out and do your last minute Christmas shopping!

Proceeds will benefit the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Contact: Captain Turner 301-399-8913... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 CPR Class Dates Announced

November 29

The dates for the upcoming 2016 CPR classes offered by the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad have been announced. Please see the CPR class information page for additional information.

2016 CPR Class Schedule

January 9th
February 13th
March 12th
April 9th
May 14th
June 11th
July 9th
August 13th
September 10th
October 8th
November 12th
December - ... (Full Story & Photos)

CCVRS 2015 Banquet Pictures

Member Kelly Raff, August 21

Pictures taken of the CCVRS 2015 Banquet.... (Full Story & Photos)

National Night Out 2015

Chief's Aide Ashley Martin-Gregory, August 06

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015 we participated in National Night Out. We had a amazing time, going around to the different neighborhoods and community centers that were participating in this years event. We want to thank all who helped make this years National Night Out a success.... (Full Story & Photos)


The Charles County Rescue Squad was founded in 1952 with the mission to provide volunteer Emergency Medical Care to the citizens of Charles County.  Today, our volunteer's run more than 2000 emergency calls a year throughout LaPlata and the surrounding areas.  While our Advance Life-Support (ALS) unit is now staffed by career personnel from the County, our Basic Life-Support (BLS) ambulances', Operations and Administration functions remain entirely volunteer.  If you would like to lend support to our mission by becoming a volunteer or through donation, please contact us at  or by calling 301-934-4434.

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Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad
2 Calvert Street
La Plata, MD 20646

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