Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad

2015 Incidents
Jan 517
Feb 484
Mar 445
Apr 436
May 444
Jun 377
Jul 383
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Tow Truck Overturned with Entrapment

Fire/EMS Chief Michael Haggerty, October 03

At 0449 hrs, Rescue Squad 49, Ambulance 49B and Chief 49 responded to Virginia Manor Rd and Old Gunpowder Rd for a reported tow truck overturned in the woods with one heavily trapped, prolonged extrication.

Rescue Squad 49 and Chief 49 arrived on scene to find a small repo tow truck on it's driver side with the occupant trapped between the drivers door and the floorboard. Chief 49 was assigned Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Arrival picture
Arrival picture

PIA: Tour Bus vs F-150

Fire/EMS Chief Michael Haggerty, September 19

Rescue Squad 49, Chief 49, and Chief 49B responded to 197 at the entrance to Grande E Buffet for a vehicle accident with reported entrapment. Rescue Squad 49 arrived on scene to find one person trapped in a T-bone accident between a F-150 pickup work truck and a tour bus. Rescue Squad 49 went to work assessing the patient and determining a game plan for removal from the vehicle.

Chief 49 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

LVRS says Thank You to Mission BBQ on Anniversary of 9/11

Active Operational Barry Johnson, September 11

In recognition of the support they give First Responders, Chief Haggerty donated the Fire Hose American Flag to Mission BBQ of Laurel. On hand was the crew of RS49 and A49B as well as Doug Plain, Operating Partner of the Laurel Mission BBQ and Natasha Roland, the Community Ambassador.

We would like to thank Mission BBQ for all of their support through out the year, please stop by and say Hi... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by John Floyd II. Thank you.
Photo by John Floyd II. Thank you.

Busy Weekend for Volunteers

Active Operational AJ Messam, August 23

Volunteers rest after another busy weekend in Laurel responding to over 30 emergency calls. Volunteers took time between calls to drill basic rope rigging techniques to perfect the craft. On August 22, 2015, at approx. 0430, the Rescue Squad and Ambulance were alerted to a motorcycle accident at 197 and Basswood drive. Upon arrival first on scene, Rescue Squad established command, and volunteers were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Apartment Fire

Active Operational AJ Messam, August 20

On 8/20/2015 around 11 AM, company 49 was alerted for an apartment fire on the top floor with fire extended into the roof area. RE849 arrived on scene with fire and smoke showing from division 3. Battalion Chief 886 arrive on scene and requested for the 2nd alarm, due to the bulk of the fire and building construction. During the fire incident, 3 career firefighters from 49 were burned and were sent ... (Full Story)

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