October 12, 2018

As Tropical Storm Michael sped through Danville, VA on October 11, dozens of rescue calls flooded the 9-1-1 system. At 3:22 p.m. on Thursday, Danville Life Saving Crew’s Special Operations teams pulled out of the bays to respond to their first water rescue.

Danville Lif...

October 2, 2018

On September 26, 2018, ten Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) members traveled to Virginia Beach for the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squad's 84th Annual Convention. While at the convention, members participated in seminars, meetings, competitions and events....

September 8, 2018

Danville Life Saving Crew’s (DLSC) Community Paramedicine Program is partnering with Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Community Healthcare Workers to provide free car seats to local parents through “VDH Safety Seat Distribution and Education Program.”

“We’re exci...

October 31, 2017

When a motor vehicle crash (MVC) results in an entrapment, oftentimes, seconds count. On Monday, October 30, Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) members were given a quick course on vehicle extrication so that its entire volunteer base can be prepared to act quickly when...

October 4, 2017

On September 27, Danville Life Saving Crew members traveled to the Olde Dominion Agriculture Complex in Chatham to discuss the importance of a career in EMS. During the SOVA Career Choice Youth Expo, crew members spoke to hundreds of middle and high school students abo...

September 21, 2017

In early 2016, the Danville Area Training Center (DATC) at 630 Randolph Street, began a near 4,000 square foot expansion project to better serve the community’s training needs. On Wednesday, September 20 at 11 a.m., DATC hosted a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening to...

September 19, 2017

On September 18, 2017, the Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) celebrated 72 years of service to the community. Over 70 volunteers and board members met Monday for a steak dinner to celebrate this tremendous achievement. 

At the celebration, Crew members wore anniversary s...

August 29, 2017

The Danville Life Saving Crew partnered with Averett University (AU) on August 28 to prepare for football season. DLSC will perform 15 football standbys this fall for AU and George Washington High School. 

During DLSC's Monday training segment entitled "Friday Nigh...

August 12, 2017

On August 10, 2017, the Danville Life Saving Crew held its 18th Annual Golf Classic at Goodyear Golf Club. A total of 29 teams played during the five hour tournament.

After a catered luncheon, teams took off to their playing spots with a shotgun start. Players competed...

July 29, 2017

The Danville Life Saving Crew will now use small unmanned aircrafts to help assist in search and rescue missions. Five Danville Life Saving Crew members spent 40 hours in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) ground school through Piedmont Virginia Community College. The inten...

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