The Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) assisted Averett University (AU) and its nursing program with a disaster scenario on Wednesday, April 18. The exercise allowed nursing students to have first hand experience with a disaster situation. During the scenario, an active shooter opened fire on AU's Riverview Campus. Crew members entered the building after the Danville Police Department "cleared" the scene and detained the shooter. Crew members then went from room to room searchi
An intense storm with turbulent winds caused extensive damage in Danville, VA on Sunday, April 15. Trees and power lines were snapped and roofs were torn off of houses in the Westover area, as well as other parts of Virginia and North Carolina. To assist community members, Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) volunteers, Danville Fire Department (DFD) and Danville Police Department (DPD) personnel provided well-being checks to Westover residents Monday afternoon. Crew members and
Now that springtime is here, it's important to prepare for thunderstorms, flooding and tornadoes. These three severe weather conditions often occur during the spring and summer months when the temperature is warm and humidity is high. Check out the quick video below to learn more about thunderstorm, flood and tornado preparation.