August 2, 2018

In 2013, during the month of July, Danville Life Saving Crew answered 466 emergency calls. Fast forward five years to July 2018: Danville Life Saving Crew volunteers and Northside staff answered 813 calls. Within five years, DLSC experienced a 74.46% monthly increase i...

July 11, 2018

With temperatures soaring into the 90's, be sure to stay safe in the heat. Paramedic Jim Mullins discusses how to cool down and prevent heat related illnesses. Check out his heat wave safety tips in the video below.

Additionally, keep these ideas in mind as you try to b...

July 3, 2018

Danville, VA: The Danville Life Saving Crew installed its 2018-2019 officers at the 73rd Annual Installation Banquet hosted at the Danville Golf Club on June 23, 2018. The new officers began their duties on July 1, 2018.

“I am very excited about starting a new Crew year...

June 5, 2018

A Rescue Academy is now being offered through the Danville Area Training Center (DATC), located at 630 Randolph Street in Danville. The first Academy will begin this Fall and last until Spring 2019.

"The Rescue Academy is a great opportunity for those just starting out...

May 31, 2018

Would you know what to do if you witnessed a stabbing, gunshot wound or high impact injury? That's something Woodlawn Baptist Church never wanted to find out firsthand. Instead, they asked the Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) to teach their members "Stop the Bleed " on...

May 19, 2018

A flash flood is flooding that typically occurs within 3 to 6 hours of extremely heavy rainfall. It is possible anywhere, especially near streams, creeks and rivers. 

Flash flooding can become dangerous when people encounter high, fast moving water. There is v...

May 10, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9, Danville Life Saving Crew (DLSC) members helped Sovah Health - Danville perform an active shooter drill. Over 60 hospital employees, Crew members, police officers and community partners participated in the drill.

After the "gunman" was detained by p...

April 19, 2018

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, a...

April 16, 2018

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 memb...

April 4, 2018

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...

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