Our History

The Danville Life Saving Crew began in 1945 with a desire to serve the community. Over 70 years later, DLSC is still providing health care to the community and training emergency medical technicians and medical professionals.

1945

The first Standard and Advanced First Aid and Water Rescue classes were held

1946

DLSC ran its first emergency call

1953

The first station wagon was purchased as a transport

1966

The Clayton T. Lester Crew Hall was built

1972

EMT classes offered advanced training for Crew members

1983

The 9-1-1 systems was installed at the Danville Police Department

1986

The helipad was built by the Crew Hall to eliminate EMS ground transports

1991

The first paramedic class was completed and DLSC's first Nationally Certified Paramedics began to run calls

2004

DLSC's training center held its grand opening

2006

DLSC's Northside Station was established

2017

DLSC added a new drone program and the Danville Area Training Center's 3,600 sq. ft. expansion was complete

In 1966, the Crew Hall was built.

Before the Crew had transports, they added lights and sirens to station wagons.

The Danville Area Training Center's expansion was completed in 2017.

© 2019 by dlsc.org