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

CLICK HERE for information on CPR Classes.

Members wanted! Join today! CLICK HERE

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

OR Donate online:


2019 Official White House Christmas Ornament

Member Sandy Willett, October 12

The CCVRS is selling the 2019 Official White House Christmas Ornament, honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the First President to use helicopters.

The price is $25.00 each.

Point of Contact is Denise Edelen, and you can reach her at 240-346-7993 or email Arrangements can be made to pick up the ornaments from the rescue squad in La Plata.

Payments can be made via- ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018-2019 Elections and Appointments

Asst. Chief Robert Ansell, July 01

Congratulations to the following members on their election or appointment to their respective offices! All members will take office on July 1st.


Butch Gregory, Chief

Robert Ansell, Assistant Chief

Christy Coffey, Captain

Jon Exline, Lieutenant
Luis Rodriguez, Lieutenant

Kelly Raff, Sergeant
Ashley Atkinson, Sergeant

Ashley Martin-Gregory, Chief's Aide
Kaleigh Moore, Chief's Aide

Brian ... (Full Story)

Susan Lofland Grote

Asst. Chief Robert Ansell, March 01

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad announces the passing of Life Member and Past Chief Susan Grote “Nanny Goat”.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 10th, from 9AM to 11AM, at the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, Station 1, 911 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland.

Fire and EMS Service Prayers will take place at 11 AM at the conclusion ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 10 CPR Class Postpooned

March 01

We are postponing the March 10th CPR class to March 24th so that our members can attend funeral services for Past Chief Susan Grote. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The March 24th class will be at the same hours as the other classes during the year. Thank you for your understanding on this matter.... (Full Story)

Annual Christmas Wreath Fundraiser

October 31

The CCVRS is once again conducting our annual Christmas Wreath fundraiser!

Go to the link below and use code CCRS at checkout.

The wreaths get rave reviews each year! There is a large selection of wreaths and ornaments.

Use code CCRS at checkout!... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 31

Come join us for the 3rd Annual Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair! on Small Business Saturday!

Come shop and paint #ChristmasRocks!

Check out our event on Facebook: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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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)


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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