November 22, 2017

Carlisle School's theme this year is "Carlisle Cares." Since the school year began, each class has been finding creative ways to show that they care about others in the community. For a winter project, Carlisle chose to honor the Danville Life Saving Crew during the "D...

November 21, 2017

The Danville Life Saving Crew is participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. This day was created to help bring communities and organizations together. You can donate your time, resources or monetary gifts. 

How can you help the Crew?  

  • You ca...

November 16, 2017

Hypothermia occurs when your body loses heat faster than it is produced. This causes a dangerously low body temperature. Hypothermia typically happens when a person is exposed to extremely low temperatures for an extended amount of time. Normal body temperature is 98.6...

November 8, 2017

The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads is offering an EMS Paramedic Exchange Program in Germany. This program began in 1995 to allow Virginia EMTs and paramedics the opportunity to observe how emergency medical services are performed around the globe....

November 6, 2017

As temperatures begin to cool, it is important to prepare for winter weather. Danville Life Saving Crew members encourage everyone to prepare for winter early to prevent cold weather illnesses. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur when people are exposed to cold tempera...

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 23, 2017

Hundreds of children will take to the streets on Tuesday, October 31 to trick-or-treat this Halloween. As children and parents decide on the the final touches for Halloween costumes, Danville Life Saving Crew encourages everyone to consider the following safety tips:

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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...

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