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WCLSC Participates in Regional "Sky's the Limit" MCI Drill

Admin, October 09

Yesterday, numerous fire and EMS agencies participated in a full scale mass casualty drill held at Virginia Highlands Airport in Abingdon, VA. During the day, fire departments came to the airport to train with a simulator that mocked a plane crash with fire. One-by-one, crews took turns learning how to do appropriate fire attack in the case of jet fuel being leaked from a crashed plane, and were trained ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCLSC Crew members after the awards ceremony
WCLSC Crew members after the awards ceremony

WCLSC Members Return from VA Beach, Winners Again

Admin, September 30

Last week, the VAVRS held its 80th Annual VAVRS Conference at Virginia Beach. On Sunday, WCLSC members returned to Abingdon after a challenging, but successful VAVRS conference.

The week didn't start great, with ambulance 56 breaking down on the way up, and it spent its time getting fixed in Charlotteville. Needless to say, the competition teams had to borrow equipment to compete. We'd like to thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rollover I-81

Member Paula Nichols, September 28

Tones dropped at 0715 for WCLSC and AFD, for a MVA with unknown injuries on the exit 19 northbound entrance ramp. Unit 58 responded to the scene, along with numerous Abingdon Fire Department units and Virginia State Police. Upon arrival, crews found a tractor trailer on it side over the embankment. The driver had exited the vehicle before units arrived and thankfully only received minor injuries, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCLSC Members Gear up for Annual VAVRS Conference

Admin, September 21

This week, numerous members of WCLSC, will be heading north bound and down to VA Beach for the annual VAVRS Conference. While there, members will be competing in BLS, ALS and Rescue competitions, attending various VAVRS events, and visiting the convention center to see this years vendors.

This is also an exciting time for WCLSC, as we will take delivery of Ambulance 54 from the show room floor at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCLSC Holds Mass Casualty Drill

Admin, September 15

Tonight, members of WCLSC, Abingdon Fire Dept., Washington County Fire and Rescue and Damascus Rescue Squad participated in a mass casualty drill in preparation for a state drill coming up in October.

The evening began with a rehab and MCI overview, followed by an actual training drill where both fire and EMS providers responded to a mock bus accident with multiple injuries and casualties.

Overall, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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