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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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Never Forgetting, Means Never Forgetting

Admin, September 11

Today, 13 years later, we remember the anniversary of 9/11. A terrible day for America, and especially for Emergency Services.

On that fateful morning, 343 firefighters lost their lives, doing what we all do as emergency service providers, their job. They ran in when everyone else was running out. They knew what they were doing, and still did it with tremendous bravery. Many knew they would probably ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCLSC Unit 54, Nearing Completion

Admin, August 26

We are happy to announce that our sister truck, Unit 54, is nearing her completion. We look forward to taking delivery at the 2014 VAVRS Conference in September.

Upon placing Unit 54 in service, Unit 59 will be retired. It has served us well and has almost 75,000 hard miles on it.

We look forward to being able to serve the public in a new state-of-the-art unit. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Duracell Donates Batteries to First Responders

Admin, August 26

Today, WCLSC was happy to received a variety of packs of Duracell batteries, donated by Duracell as part of their commitment to donate 1,000,000 Quantum batteries to First Responders across the country.

The new Duracell Quantum is the world's most advanced alkaline battery, with a Hi-Density Core that allows it to store more power and last longer. A Power Check on the cell so you can always see ... (Full Story & Photos)

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3 Car MVA on Lee Hwy

Admin, August 21

Just after 5 pm, WCLSC and AFD were dispatched to Lee Hwy, just past Johnston Memorial Hospital for a 3 car MVA. Upon arrival, there were 3 patients found sitting along side the road on the embankment, 1 with serious injuries. Medflight was requested for one patient and two others were taken to JMH for minor injuries. Lee Hwy was closed for a brief time and crews cleared at around 1830. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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