Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service

Upcoming Events
Jun 26, 2021
50th Anniversary Ceremony and Open House

Jul 15, 2021
Annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade

View All Events

First Responder COVID Testing
1162

2021 Incidents
Jan 98
Feb 108
Mar 87
Apr 94
May 107
Jun 49
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 543

Year End Total
2020 1085
2019 1331
2018 1074
2017 996
2016 1108
2015 940

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
January 28, 2020
173,641
Visitors Today
Jun 19, 2021
87

Charlestown Rescue is a volunteer, non-profit, community based public health service that efficiently provides and manages the integrated pre-hospital care system for the Town of Charlestown, Rhode Island. Our emphasis is excellence in patient care, volunteer development and cultural diversity.

We are proud to provide basic and advanced life support ambulance transportation, medical incident command, community education, technical rescue services, and special event coverage.

 

Divider
Meet David Hiltz, CARS Life Member

Board Member Sue Monroe, June 16

David Hiltz
CARS Life Member
Hometown: Westerly, Rhode Island

As part of our 50th celebration, we will be introducing you to some of our members. We are excited to share their stories and how they serve our community. This week we are happy to feature David Hiltz.

David Hiltz has been a pioneer blazing new trails in the pre-hospital care arena and his innovative, community based, patient centric ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Meet Bridget Montle, CARS Lieutenant

Member Sue Monroe, June 02

Bridget Montle, CARS Lieutenant
Hometown: Wakefield, RI

Bridget Montle says she instantly fell in love with Emergency Medicine after going on her first call with Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Services when she was just a teenager. Bridget joined CARS at 17-years-old not knowing what she wanted to do for a career, but quickly realized she wanted to work in the medical field after joining Rescue. Starting ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Meet Andrew Kettle, CARS Chief

Member Sue Monroe, May 26

Andrew Kettle, CARS Chief
Hometown: West Greenwich

As part of our 50th celebration, we will be introducing you to some of our members. We are excited to share their stories and how they serve our community. This week we are happy to feature Andrew Kettle.

Andrew joined Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue as a junior member with an interest in emergency services and medicine; and his 21 years at the ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Thank You CARS Members!

Board Member Sue Monroe, May 19

In honor of EMS Week and CARS 50th anniversary, we want to thank our members for their dedicated and professional service to our community.

There’s no job too big or too small for the volunteers at Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Services; whether it be an allergic reaction, chest pain, car accident, boating accident, mental health crisis, or a fall. And there’s no one in the community CARS won’t ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Meet Sara Palombo, CARS EMT

Board Member Sue Monroe, May 12

Sara Palombo, CARS EMT
Hometown: South Kingstown

As part of our 50th celebration, we will be introducing you to some of our members. We are excited to share their stories and how they serve our community. This week we are happy to feature Sara Palombo.

Sara Palombo was always interested in Emergency Medicine, but never fully understood what an Emergency Medical Technician did until she became ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Meet Kevin Worsham, CARS Member

Board Member Sue Monroe, May 05

Kevin Worsham
Hometown: Richmond

As part of our 50th celebration, we will be introducing you to some of our members. We are excited to share their stories and how they serve our community. This week we are happy to feature Kevin Worsham.

Kevin Worsham is a long-standing member of the Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, with 12 years of service under his belt at the department. Kevin says he’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Meet Katie & Travis Serra, CARS Officers

Board Member Sue Monroe, April 28

Katie and Travis Serra, CARS Officers
Hometown: Charlestown

As part of our 50th celebration, we will be introducing you to some of our members. We are excited to share their stories and how they serve our community. This week we are happy to feature Katie and Travis Serra.

Katie and Travis Serra’s passion to help their community is what led them to Charlestown Ambulance Rescue, and to each ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Single Car MVA Matunuck Schoolhouse Rd and Charlestown Beach Rd

Chief Andrew D. Kettle, April 21

At approximately 2022 hours Charlestown Dispatch alerted Charlestown Rescue, Charlestown Fire District, and Charlestown Police to a single car MVA Matunuck Schoolhouse Rd at Charlestown Beach Rd. Dispatch relayed reports that the occupant was unconscious and entrapped in their vehicle. First arriving responders found one patient conscious and alert with minor injuries. Rescue 1 transported one ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider

Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.


Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service
4891 Old Post Road
PO Box 346
Charlestown, RI 02813
Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 401-364-3742
E-mail: website@charlestownrescue.org
Copyright © 2021 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)