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Harrisonburg Rescue Squad to Demonstrate Vehicle Extrication, New Equipment at Open House on Saturday, June 4, 2016

On Saturday, June 4th, the Harrisonburg Rescue Squad will host its annual Open House from 11:00am to 3:00pm at their station, located at 1700 Reservoir St. The event is open to the public and children are encouraged to attend.

All-Volunteer Harrisonburg Rescue Squad has Another Record-Breaking Year as Call Volume and Membership Increase

The Harrisonburg Rescue Squad (HRS), an all-volunteer agency that responds to 911 calls in Harrisonburg and parts of Rockingham County, has had another record-breaking year. In 2015, HRS received over 8,600 calls for service - nearly 500 more calls than its previous record-breaking year in 2014. September of 2015 was HRS’s busiest month ever, with 806 calls for service - the first time HRS has ever received 800 calls in a month
"…the saving and preservation of human lives; to give aid and assistance to persons in time of peril and disaster” – HRS Articles of Incorporation, 1950     In 1949, citizens from our area worked together to create a volunteer agency named Harrisonburg Rescue...

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1700 Resevoir St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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